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    June 2-3, 2017 • Chicago Cultural Center & Millennium Park • Free Admission

    April 27, 2017

    The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the full lineup for the 31st Chicago Gospel Music Festival. The free admission festival will be held June 3–4 in Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center and will include the following headliners: Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship, Travis Greene, Shirley Caesar,… [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]

    Mount Carmel MBC host Annual Women’s Day

    August 20, 2016

    Dr. Shirley Scott-Harris (right), a candidate for State Representative District 79 from Auburn, Alabama, served as the guest speaker at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church’s Annual Women’s Day held Sunday, August 14, 2016, at 1717 W. Meinecke Ave. Dr. Harris is the sister of Mount Carmel’s Pastor Rev. Dr. Hugh Davis, Jr. (left). As part of the celebration the women wore all white outfits with yellow accessories.

    Northwest Funeral Chapel helps get kids back-to-school with ‘Book Bag Give-a-way’

    August 20, 2016

    Northwest Funeral Chapel sponsored its annual Back-to-School Book Bag Give-A-Way at the Northwest Family Activity and Event Center, 4034 West Good Hope Road on August 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In addition to free book bags and school supplies for children grades 1-8, The Milwaukee Times donated more than 400 books to help… [Read More]

    Nehemiah Summer Learning Camp hosts closing program

    August 12, 2016

    On Friday, August 5, 2016, Nehemiah, Inc., hosted their closing program to honor the graduates of this year’s Summer Youth Learning Camp. The youth camp is a six-week math and literacy camp lead by certified teachers. As part of the program the children received certificates of completion, and enjoyed a uplifting keynote speech from community… [Read More]

    Community violence and its impact on our children: Media Violence (Part 2)

    July 15, 2016

        This month this column is focusing on a troubling topic: community violence and its impact on our children. A review was published in the Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review (Springer, 2009) which focused on community violence and its effect on youth. This writer owes a great deal of intellectual debt to the… [Read More]