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    Fourth Annual Louie M. Adams Educational Fair: “Lifting as we climb”

    The Kappa Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. presented the 4th Annual Louie M. Adams Back to School Educational Fair. The men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, Kappa Phi Chapter ... [Read More]

    New Report: Wisconsin #1 in racial disparities

    Milwaukee community leaders have been speaking out about racial disparities and the struggles of hardworking, well-meaning African American families to get ahead for decades. Now, a new report from ... [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

    Church Announcements

    Motherland Media Cooperative Alliance Inc. & New Pitts Mortuary Funeral ... [Read More]

    Church Announcements

    Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church 1825 W. Hampton Avenue Milwaukee, ... [Read More]

    The future is now! Connecting with the young adult generation (Week 2)

    This month this writer is addressing the topic of why there is a disconnect of ... [Read More]

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    Personal Finance and Business

    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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    Under 26? Should you stay on your parent’s health insurance?

    In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called "fringe benefits" to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare ... [Read More]

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    Education

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    MPS students receive backpacks filled with school supplies from Salvation Army

    Students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Starms Discovery Learning Center ... [Read More]

    Winning principals and students from Milwaukee Spanish Immersion School join MPS Acting Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver and MPS Title I Coordinator Martha Kreitzman in honoring MPS’ 2014-15 Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition.

    Fifteen MPS schools honored by the state for beating the odds

    Fifteen schools in the Milwaukee Public Schools family have earned the honor of ... [Read More]

    New school year holds promise

    By Tony Evers, State Superintendent of Public Instruction The new school ... [Read More]

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    Health and Fitness

    Low carb vs. low fat: Which is better for weight loss?

    They say changing what you eat is the most important part of a weight loss plan, ... [Read More]

    Eight red flags you may be dating a sociopath

    By Dr. James Wadley, BDO Relationship Expert There is an unfortunate trend and ... [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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    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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    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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