Community Spotlight

Michael Thibou the third African American male dental hygienist to graduate from MATC

June 14, 2018

Michael Thibou became the third African American male to receive a Dental Hygiene Program degree in the State of Wisconsin when he graduated from MATC on May 11, 2018. According to one of his MATC instructors, LaMont Walker, Thibou is the third African American male in Wisconsin to receive this degree. Walker said he became… [Read More]

Ken’Triana McDade is building the groundwork for a bright future

June 14, 2018

By Dr. Shirley Moutry Ambitious, focused and determined are the key words that propel Ken’Triana McDade to strive for and achieve excellence. Ken’Triana is an honor student at Rufus King International Baccalaureate High School. At the end of this school year, she had earned a 4.8333 GPA and will be enering her senior year in… [Read More]

VA Mental Health Summit at UWM to help African American vets

May 31, 2018

Michelle Watts comes from a military family and works at Veterans Affairs, so she is tuned in to the issues that may keep African American veterans from seeking VA services. “Misinformation and a history of mistrust may be factors,” said Watts, veterans justice outreach coordinator for Milwaukee’s Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The… [Read More]

Kids Matter Inc. offers comprehensive wrap-around services specially designed to help grand families impacted by trauma

April 19, 2018

By Generations United Research shows that many practitioners working with grand families recommend a multi-modal approach that includes individual counseling for the grandparent and grandchild, as well as family therapy. This type of approach should include a component that connects grand families to community services, public benefits and legal assistance. Kids Matter Inc., in Milwaukee,… [Read More]

A-LEGO annual full council meeting honors ‘Ladies of Excellence’

March 29, 2018

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, African American Ladies Empowering Growth and Opportunity (A-LEGO) hosted its annual full council meeting to discus its success from the past year and its goals for this one. As part of its meeting and to celebrate Women’s History Month, A-LEGO honored 25 members who helped to make our community great…. [Read More]

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. hosts 13th Annual Edward W. Smyth Talent Hunt

March 29, 2018

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, the Milwaukee Kappa Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., hosted their 13th Annual Edward W. Smyth Talent Hunt Competition at All Peoples Church, 2600 North 2nd Street. The talent hunt’s mission is to encourage, develop and create avenues that will allow youth to express their talents and abilities…. [Read More]

Congratulations to all the Honorees of the 33rd Annual Black Excellence Awards

March 2, 2018

Happy Birthday Salutes! Wishing You All The Best!

March 2, 2018

February 1st Karen M. Ingram Jayvion Fumbanks February 2nd Donald Driver Hannah Ivy Blanche Hogans February 3rd Frances Brown Evelyn Glover Evelyn Blake Kiana Hunter February 4th Yashika Graves JaRon Williams Cleveland Hathaway Christine Pearson February 5th Kylah Lyons February 6th Lawrence Smith Mark Phillips February 7th Beniee A. Randle Trynail Banks Pastor Joseph H…. [Read More]

Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3,000 Jobs

July 20, 2017

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics supplier for Apple and other tech giants, said Wednesday it would open its first major American factory in Wisconsin, a boost both for the battleground state’s economy and the Trump administration’s efforts to bolster domestic manufacturing. White House officials noted President Trump’s direct negotiations with Foxconn for the project, which they… [Read More]

Police need your help locating critical missing girls; ages 5, 10, 12

June 15, 2017

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police need your help locating three “critical missing” girls, last seen Wednesday, June 14th around 8:00 p.m. near 1st and Locust. Police say the girls are sisters. 12-year-old Ariel Hill is 5’3″ tall and weighs 110 pounds. She has braids in her hair and a blue or purple bandanna. She was wearing… [Read More]