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UWM’s Transformational Impact

By Mark A. Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee In this column I’ll share some thoughts about why the University of WisconsinMilwaukee (UWM) is absolutely vital to the future of this ... [Read More]

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‘It Can Wait’ simulator event at Milwaukee Boys & Girls Club highlights dangers of distracted driving

New research shows smartphone use has grown beyond texting; nearly 4 in 10 smartphone users tap into social media while driving State Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd talks with teens about the dangers ... [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

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The greatest joys of fatherhood (Conclusion)

This month has been dedicated to fatherhood. This week, Rev. Leondis Fuller is ... [Read More]

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Kikora Smith is Youth Day speaker at Galilee

Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church (GGMBC), 2432 North Teutonia Avenue, ... [Read More]

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The greatest joys of fatherhood (Part 2)

By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th According to the National Fatherhood ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

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Before co-signing a loan, know the risks

Shakespeare probably said it best: "Neither a borrower, nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend." Four hundred years later, people still wrestle with whether or not to help out a ... [Read More]

In Remebrance of Emmett Till

“In Remembrance of Emmett Till” by Darryl Mace

What can you say about tragedy? When it’s imminent, you brace yourself and hope to come out unscathed. In its aftermath, you mourn and, eventually, you move on, healed… but not quite ever the ... [Read More]

Economy

Black women are the only demographic not gaining jobs

African American women are the only demographic in the United States whose unemployment rate has not improved over the past year, according to a National Women's Law Center analysis of the latest jobs ... [Read More]

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Education

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Five MPS schools receive music education grants from Summerfest Foundation Inc.

Five schools from Milwaukee Public Schools shared in $25,000 in music education ... [Read More]

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Christian Fellowship Church seeks to develop growing youth through Youth Empowerment Program

Pastor Mary J. Lewis-Jiles of Christian Fellowship Community Church, 2176 N. ... [Read More]

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Five Black college grads on the road to success

By: Brenda Sheppard-Nelson   The 2014-2015 school year documents a ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

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Girls Night Out: Educating women of color about breast cancer

Do you have questions, family history, or need resources regarding breast ... [Read More]

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Brain, Brawn and Body presents Health and Wellness Summit

Leonard Wilson, Jr., owner of Divine Personal Fitness Training, LLC, leads an ... [Read More]

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Single moms report poorer health later in life

Researchers recommend more access to birth control, programs that aid ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

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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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FAMILY FEATURES

Busy weeknights call for meals you can prepare quickly, but there’s no need to compromise on flavor and quality. One way to save time is combining fresh ingredients with frozen sides, such as those ... [Read More]

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Chicken Paella with French Green Beans

Chicken Paella with French Green Beans Hands-on: 30 minutes Total: 60 minutes Servings: 6 (1 2/3 cups each) 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch ... [Read More]

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Ten affordable last-minute summer vacations (part 2 of 2)

Mammoth Cave National Park: Kentucky If natural history with an air of mystery is your thing, Mammoth Cave National Park may be your perfect last-minute vacation. The world's longest cave system, ... [Read More]

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Five schools from Milwaukee Public Schools shared in $25,000 in music education grants awarded by the Summerfest Foundation Inc. The five MPS schools and their grants received are: • Clement Avenue School – $4,000 • Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning – $3,500 • ALBA (Academia de Lenguaje y Bellas Artes) – $3,000 • Richard Kluge… [Read More]