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    How to be a great Mom: twelve awesome tips

    May 13, 2013 Leave a Comment

    By Vered of MomGrind.com I’m a mom. I am also a woman, a wife, a daughter, and a friend. Recently I started blogging. As it turns out, I am a writer too. I am wearing many hats and doing so is not always easy. Obviously, a great mom loves her kids, takes care of their… [Read More]

    Hey Republicans, great new strategy — but before you bet on blacks…

    May 13, 2013 Leave a Comment

    By Theodore Johnson Op-Ed Columnist, 2012 White House Fellow One would think that a pro-defense family man raised in a red-state, Southern Baptist household would be easy pickings for the Republican Party. Last October while out checking the mailbox, however, canvassers clad in Romney paraphernalia walked right past me without so much as a hello…. [Read More]

    The absence of color

    May 13, 2013 Leave a Comment

    Rebuilding our Community By Dr. Andrew Calhoun, Ed.D. Special for the Milwaukee Times As a nation that is full of immigrants, except Native Americans, one should be grateful for the freedoms, privileges and opportunities they have. However, the greatest nation in modern times continues to struggle with issues along the color line. Even with the… [Read More]

    Making the Black community sustainable

    May 7, 2013 Leave a Comment

    By Dr. B.B. Robinson If something is good and it is enjoyable, it’s not surprising that people want it to last forever. We want the goodness to be unceasing. We want it to be sustained. But the sad fact is that nothing lasts forever. Even the cosmos is subject to the vagaries of time and… [Read More]

    Sports to the rescue

    May 7, 2013 Leave a Comment

    Being Frank By Frank James IV There have been some shocking developments that took place in America over the past two weeks. The Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent manhunt afterwards shook the nation. But in true American fashion the country bounced back in dazzling form. The main way the country overcame the polarizing effects… [Read More]

    What’s going on?

    May 7, 2013 Leave a Comment

    Rebuilding our Community By Dr. Andrew Calhoun, Ed.D. Special for the Milwaukee Times Maintaining an open line of communication is easier said than done. It becomes increasingly more important when the stakes are high and when it matters most. Everyone involved wants to be kept in the loop and up to speed as things develop…. [Read More]

    Dr. Michael Fauntroy explains how to leverage growing Black political power the right way

    April 29, 2013 Leave a Comment

    By Dr. Michael Fauntroy President Barack Obama’s reelection confirmed many of the long-seen demographic changes occurring in the United States. The 2012 electorate was younger, more educated, and more racially diverse than any in our nation’s history.  The lesson in all this for African Americans is just as profound: be prepared to use the new… [Read More]

    Spring job and resource fair offers opportunities

    April 29, 2013 Leave a Comment

    The Social Development Commission will present the opportunity for Milwaukee County residents to access a wide range of services that can improve their lives. The agency will hold its 7th Annual Spring Job and Resource Fair Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be staged at Greater New Birth Church… [Read More]

    Rep. Pasch statement on status of Milwaukee county board legislation

    April 29, 2013 Leave a Comment

    Assistant Assembly Democratic Leader Sandy Pasch (D – Shorewood) released the following statement on Wensday, April 17, 2013, regarding Assembly consideration on Assembly Bill 85, which would significantly micromanage the budget and structure of the Milwaukee County Board: “At a time when Wisconsin ranks 44th in the nation, 45th in wage growth, and trails all… [Read More]

    Standing with our ‘Boston Strong’

    April 29, 2013 Leave a Comment

    By Raina J. Johnson Special to the Milwaukee Times Last week after the horrific bombing attack at the Boston Marathon, which is always held on the third Monday in April, Patriots Day, our nation watched a days-long manhunt for the suspects and tired to decipher through various media reports of false information. Finally, one of… [Read More]