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    Women’s History Month (Conclusion)

    March 22, 2018

    “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey March is Women’s History Month. This month this column has been recognizing the achievements of women throughout history. When one remembers the many accomplishments of women, one is inspired by Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart (1897-c.1939) Earhart was an American aviator who set many… [Read More]

    St. Mark A.M.E. hosts tutoring program for Keefe Ave. School students

    March 15, 2018

    On Sunday, March 11, 2018, St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church held a special recognition ceremony at their church, 1616 West Atkinson Ave., to thank their outstanding church members who volunteer to run their weekly tutoring and mentoring program. The program is for students of Keefe Avenue School and for grades K3-8; it is sponsored… [Read More]

    Zion Hill M.B.C. hosts American Baptist College Day

    March 15, 2018

    On Sunday, March 11, 2018, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church hosted a rally worship services in celebration of American Baptist College Day at their church, 1825 West Hampton Ave. Since 1924, American Baptist College has been a college dedicated to educating and developing Christians for worldwide leadership and service. The idea of a seminary for… [Read More]

    Women’s History Month (Week Three)

    March 15, 2018

    The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.” – Susan B. Anthony March is Women’s History Month. Wikipedia defines Women’s History Month as an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. There… [Read More]

    Women’s History Month (Week Two)

    March 8, 2018

    The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou Women’s History Month, according to the National Library of Congress, honors and celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout the history of the United States. American women have struggled… [Read More]

    NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks visits Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church

    November 11, 2016

    Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the nation’s oldest, largest, and most widely respected grassroots-based civil rights organization, visited Milwaukee on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Brooks preached morning sermons at Saint Mark’s AME Church,1616 W. Atkinson Ave., and addressed the congregation at Greater Galilee… [Read More]

    Northwest Family and Activity Center presents Annual Truth and Treat: A Safe Halloween Alternative

    November 4, 2016

    On Sunday, October 30, 2016 the Northwest Family Activities and Events Center hosted their annual Truth and Treat – A Safe Halloween Alternative. The event was sponsored by Northwest Funeral Chapel and hosted at the Northwest Family Center, 4034 West Good Hope Road. Children 12 and under were invited to wear their costumes to the… [Read More]

    Project Return celebrates 36th Anniversary

    October 28, 2016

    On Saturday, October 15, 2016 Cross Lutheran Church helped celebrate the 36th anniversary of Project Return, held at Marquette University. Launched in October 1980 by a collection of Cross Church members and others from the community, Project Return’s purposes is to reach out to the area minimum security prisons to help the inmates with job… [Read More]

    Zion Hill celebrates Pastor Williamson’s 30th Anniversary

    October 28, 2016

    On Sunday, October 23, 2016, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church celebrated their pastor, Rev. Dr. Russell B. and First Lady Jenell Williamson’s 30 year Pastoral Anniversary. The celebration took place at Zion Hill MBC, 1825 West Hampton Ave., with a 10 a.m. morning service, a luncheon and a 3:30 p.m. afternoon service. The theme for… [Read More]

    Area men stand together to welcome students back-to-school

    September 9, 2016

      Representatives from St. Mark A.M.E. Church and the Prince Hall Scottish Rite Masons gathered at Keefe Avenue School, 1615 W. Keefe Ave., to welcome back and encourage the returning and incoming students at Keefe Avenue school. The event was held to show the community at-large a positive face of Milwaukee’s African American community and to let the students and community know there are men who are here… [Read More]