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    WI DOC to celebrate 30th anniversary of Victims of Crime Act

    The Department of Corrections and community partners hosted an event celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Victims of Crime Act. This year, April 6-12 was designated as National Crime Victims’ ... [Read More]

    The conversation that changed my life forever

    By Patience B. Peabody Director of Communications, LIFT I almost didn't go to college. In the isolated Barry Farm projects where I grew up in DC, it wasn't abnormal for my peers to live out the ... [Read More]

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    Editorials

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    Black Thought – Do your shopping habits impede Black business development?

    How are you aiding the development of black-owned and operated businesses in ... [Read More]

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    Ominous clouds of deceit, injustice hang over the $82-million West Lawn Housing Project

    Last week, this community witnessed a press conference called by Milwaukee ... [Read More]

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    Rebuilding our Community-So It’s Like That

    Call it wishful thinking or call it just like it is… people who live in some of ... [Read More]

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    Christian Times

    The pain of loneliness (Week 2)

    Loneliness strikes as many as 1 in 3 Americans today and, although most people ... [Read More]

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    Jerusalem M.B.C. holds information fair for seniors and older adults

    More than 125 City of Milwaukee residents from various churches and community ... [Read More]

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    Abundant Faith Church of Integrity Grand Opening

    Pastor Robert and Lady Betty Pyles (center), along with members of Abundant ... [Read More]

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    Personal Finance and Business

    Spend your tax refund wisely

    Last year the IRS doled out over 110 million income tax refunds averaging $2,803. Another way to look at it is that collectively, Americans overpaid their taxes by nearly $310 billion in 2012. Part ... [Read More]

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    New study finds typical U.S. households of color have no retirement savings

    U.S. retirement crisis most severe for Black, Latino households A new report calculates the severity of the U.S. retirement security racial divide. The analysis finds that every racial group faces ... [Read More]

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    Don’t let cyber Grinches ruin your holidays

    I'm usually in too much of a Thanksgiving food coma to hit the sales on Black Friday, but millions of other Americans somehow find the energy. Last year, 89 million people took advantage of Black ... [Read More]

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    Education

    Students ready for ACT

    The American College Test (ACT) is used by most colleges and universities to ... [Read More]

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    Used book sale at UWM Golda Meir Library April 8 – 9

    The Friends of the Golda Meir Library Spring Used Book Sale will be open to the ... [Read More]

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    2014 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Recipients

      Brianna Christian is a senior at Hamilton High School. She is held in ... [Read More]

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    Health and Fitness

    Three groups miss out on colon cancer survival gains, study says

    Blacks, Hispanics and elderly have benefitted less from treatment ... [Read More]

    Get yourself talking and get yourself tested

    By Tanya Atkinson, Vice President of Public Affairs and Community Education from ... [Read More]

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    Dads and daughters celebrate

    The special bond between a father and daughter was celebrated at the 11th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance. Over 800 dads and daughters packed the gym at North Division High School for an evening of ... [Read More]

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    I Have A Dream Speech

    Milwaukee Honors The 5oth Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. I Have A Dream Speech I Have A Dream - 50 Years Later - Fighting for Victory - One Milwaukee Saturday, August 24, ... [Read More]

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    Damascus Children and Youth Annual Musical

    The children and youth at Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, 2447 N. 27th Street, hosted their annual musical on Sunday, May 19,  2013 at 3:00 p.m. The youth Praise Team conducted the Praise and ... [Read More]

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    Lifestyles

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    Sweet Celebrations

    Meal Times Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or an everyday moment, ice cream treats are always welcome on the menu. These sweet recipes are sure to make any occasion a little more ... [Read More]

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    Start the Day Right with Protein at Breakfast

    Starting the day right with a good breakfast helps set the tone for your day. In fact, studies show that kids who eat breakfast have better scores on math, reading and standardized tests; are better ... [Read More]

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    Superfoods: Foods with benefits (part 4)

    Talking Health with Dr. Carter Owner, Carter Drug Store By Dr. Lester Carter Hippocrates had it right around 300 B.C. when he advised, "Make thy food thy medicine, and thy medicine thy food." ... [Read More]

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