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    Johnson Sheds Light on Community-Based Solutions to Poverty

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) shed light on community-based solutions to ending poverty during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing that he chaired on ... [Read More]


    Iowa congressman wants to block $20 Tubman

    An Iowa congressman this week proposed legislation that would have blocked Harriet Tubman from replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, but it won't get a vote after a committee determined ... [Read More]

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    President Barack Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president | Hillary Clinton

    ABOUT HILLARY CLINTON Hillary Clinton has served as Secretary of State, Senator from New York, First Lady of the United States, First Lady of Arkansas, a practicing lawyer and law professor, activist, and volunteer, but the first things her friends and family will tell you is that she’s never forgotten where she came from or… [Read More]


    Dr Claud Anderson Keynote Speaker at Pastor’s United Milwaukee Banquet

    Entrepreneur, author, academic researcher and government policy adviser Dr. Claud Anderson said blacks must build a legacy based on property, tangible assets and education for future generations during the keynote address at the third annual Pastor’s United Dinner Gala & Awards Banquet April 23, 2016 at Cardinal Stritch University.

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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]


    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]


    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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    Dr. Fred and Mrs. Crouthers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Dr. and Mrs. Fred L. Crouther, pastor and the first lady of New Covenant Baptist ... [Read More]


    Milwaukee Urban League hosts 2016 Black and White Ball

    The 31st Annual Black and White Ball, held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the ... [Read More]

    Milwaukee TechForce Training Center Grand Opening at 1916 N. 4th Street. Tuesday May 24, 2016

    Community Partners Celebrate Grand Opening of New Training Center for Tech Jobs

    Community Partners Celebrate Grand Opening of New Training Center for Tech ... [Read More]

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    Personal Finance and Business


    Getting your finances ready for adoption

    The decision to start a family is a joyful event. However, parents considering adoption should consider advance planning for a range of financial issues unique to the process and the child they hope ... [Read More]

    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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    Two more schools join MPS and United Way’s Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership

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    The 14th Rev. James Spann II Scholarship helps youth achieve college dreams and honors a great legacy

    The 15th Annual Reverend James W. Spann II Scholarship Luncheon was held ... [Read More]


    Summer Food Service Program

    Summer Food Service Program (For sponsors that are not camps and that establish ... [Read More]

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    Health and Fitness

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    Five things every African American should know about HIV/AIDS in 2016

    Yes, it’s 2016 – nearly 35 years since the first cases of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. ... [Read More]


    Gotta minute? Get a good workout

    Couch potatoes, there are no more excuses. New research from Canada contends ... [Read More]


    Potawatomi Hotel and Casino’s ‘Heart Of Canal Street’ charity application process kicks off this week

    For more than two decades, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s signature community ... [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]


    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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    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]


    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]


    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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