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What happened to the swag

April 4, 2019

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times The sharpest dressed people on the planet. The trendsetters when it came to fashion. The people who wore clothes and made others wish they could make the clothes look so good. The people who took overalls and made them look like Sunday service worship clothes…. [Read More]

Who is Judge Andrew Jones?

March 28, 2019

Judge Andrew Jones has served as the judge in Branch 40 of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court for the last six months. Judge Jones is seeking to retain his seat on the bench in the upcoming election on April 2. Prior to joining the bench, Judge Jones had twenty-four years of courtroom experience at every… [Read More]

The beauty of it

March 14, 2019

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times There are many things a person can complain about in life. Many people have issues with their occupations. Other people will have a gripe about the society they were born into, or even the era. Through all of the complaining, we should never forget the… [Read More]

Judge Jones’ six months on the bench

March 14, 2019

By Judge Andrew Jones I have now had the privilege of serving as the judge in Branch 40 of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court for six months. During that time, I have been assigned to the Court’s criminal division, with a general misdemeanor calendar. In other words, I hear only cases involving misdemeanor criminal charges…. [Read More]

Judge Andrew Jones commits to strengthen public trust

March 7, 2019

Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Andrew Jones is committed to ensuring that his time on the bench only strengthens the public’s trust in our courts. “Trial court judges are absolutely central to the functioning of our legal system. They need to be efficient and effective in handling and resolving the many kinds of cases that… [Read More]

The ultimate fraternity

February 28, 2019

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times In the USA there are fraternities and sororities that supposedly epitomize the cream of African American society. I won’t say the names but use the term many use when referring to these organizations: The Divine Nine. It is great to celebrate these nine organizations during… [Read More]

Why Dr. King’s ‘dream’ is more important now than ever

January 17, 2019

On Monday, January 21, 2019, our nation will remember civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a day in his honor. It couldn’t come at a better time, as this nation deals with extreme polarization and a resurgence of negativity of all kinds, from racism to political apathy. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,… [Read More]

Model happiness for children

January 10, 2019

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times A modern day parent strives to ensure that their child achieves more than they have in the madness called the USA. This statement is true for all races that reside in the 50 states. You often run into people who are unhappy with their lot… [Read More]

New Year new you

December 27, 2018

The New Year is upon us; 2018 has gone into the trashcan of history and 2019 is gleaming with shiny newness. A new year is here, wonderful people. Why not begin it by becoming a new improved version of yourself? How, you ask? Easy, by reconciling with your past and accepting the present. No matter… [Read More]

The perfect gift for a child

December 13, 2018

Being Frank By: Frank James Special to the Milwaukee Times Many parents in the USA are planning to purchase Christmas gifts for their children. Many are looking to buy clothes or shoes for their child to wear. In the African American community, parents are mimicking their white counterparts by buying to excess. A vast number… [Read More]