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    President’s response to an eight year-old girl from Flint, Michigan

    In Case You Missed It: Asked and Answered: President Obama Responds to an Eight Year-Old Girl from Flint   Please find below a post on Medium regarding the President’s response to an eight ... [Read More]

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    Move over, Andrew Jackson; Harriet Tubman is coming to the $20 bill

    The Treasury Department will announce on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 that Harriet Tubman, an African American who ferried hundreds of slaves to freedom, will replace the slaveholding Andrew Jackson on ... [Read More]

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    Michael Strahan Addresses His ‘Live’ Departure: ‘You Take the High Road’

    Michael Strahan’s decision to leave Live With Kelly and Michael forGood Morning America was an opportunity he couldn’t give up. The cohost addressed his upcoming departure during an interview with Jonathan Tisch for Help USA and 92Y’s Change Makers Event in New York on Monday, April 25, and explained he’s taking the high road when… [Read More]

    Amorous Couple Steal Kisses During Armed Robbery

    Montana police are seeking three armed raiders who stole cash from a bar and casino. A kissing couple at the bar seemed undisturbed by the robbery.

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    LaFollette fourth grader to shine at national poetry slam in New York

    CBS 58 By Marshanna Hester Milwaukee – A local fourth grader is taking her talents to New York City. She’s been chosen to represent Milwaukee in the America Scores National Poetry Slam. “She has great heart,” said Jen Taff, social worker LaFollette School. “She has a lot of leadership skills.” It’s those skills that made… [Read More]

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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

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    Zion Hill MBC celebrates Black Marriage

    In recognition of National Black Marriage Day, over a dozen couples renewed ... [Read More]

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    New Testament Church holds 10th Annual Health Fair

    The 10th Annual Health Fair was held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on March 20, 2016 in ... [Read More]

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    Lights! Camera! Soul! presents ‘Mahalia: The Gospel Musical’

    On Friday, December 4, and Saturday, December 5, Lights! Camera! Soul! presented ... [Read More]

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    Personal Finance and Business

    Leasing v. buying your next car

    According to Edmunds.com, more than 25 percent of new American cars are now financed by lease instead of loan, and most of the people making that choice are under age 35. It's all about the lowest ... [Read More]

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    Peace of mind for moms in the middle

    By Jean C. Setzfand A survey by Ameriprise Financial found that two thirds of Baby Boomers’ daughters help their parents with financial matters. Maybe you’ve experienced it yourself. Perhaps ... [Read More]

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    Building a fraud-free family

    A generation ago, most families didn't think about financial fraud. Today, it can come in many forms – over the phone, through the mail and increasingly, online. It's an equal opportunity crime that ... [Read More]

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    LaFollette fourth grader to shine at national poetry slam in New York

    CBS 58 By Marshanna Hester Milwaukee - A local fourth grader is taking ... [Read More]

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    We’re choosing new textbooks and need your input!

    Even in the digital age, textbooks are a critically important tool in our ... [Read More]

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    MPS graduate earns prestigious Fulbright award

    2012 Rufus King International High School alumna and Bradley University student ... [Read More]

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    Health and Fitness

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    BLACK WOMEN 50+ HEALTH & LIFESTYLES MAGAZINE

    We need 50 women to walk with Team …  BLACK WOMEN 50+ HEALTH & ... [Read More]

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    Four spring break travel tips for seniors and caregivers

    If you are a caregiver for a senior loved one who will be going with your family ... [Read More]

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    St. Ann’s Bucyrus Campus to hold blood drive

    Blood that closely matches a patient’s is less likely to be rejected by the ... [Read More]

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    Sixth Annual Girls’ Day at City Hall

    There was plenty of "girl power" at City Hall in Milwaukee on Thursday, March 24, 2016. City leaders hosted a "Girls' Day" pairing young women with leaders in the community. The young women got to ... [Read More]

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    North Division High School Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend

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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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    Lifestyles

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    Learn to be Smart with Your Money During Money Smart Week®

    Several Hundred Events Scheduled throughout the State   Madison- The highlight of National Financial Literacy Awareness month gets underway this coming week with hundreds of Wisconsin events ... [Read More]

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    Play Ball! The Milwaukee Brewers home opener features local baseball legend

    On Monday, April 4, 2016 the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball team held their official 2016 Opening Day festivities, along with the first tailgate of the season and a game against the San Francisco Giants. ... [Read More]

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    Are these foods making you sluggish?

    By Carmen Cameron for BlackDoctor.com Do you feel tired all of the time even though you’re getting enough sleep? While there are other possible contributors to that “sluggish” feeling, a likely ... [Read More]

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