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Milwaukee Brewers host ‘African American Heritage Night’

August 10, 2018

On Friday, August 3, 2018, The Milwaukee Brewers hosted African American Heritage Night, presented by Aurora Health Care® at Miller Park when they took on the Colorado Rockies. The team honored the rich history of the Negro Leagues and its profound impact on the game of baseball as we know it today. As part of… [Read More]

Long-time Milwaukee community and religious leader, Betty Nabors, passes

August 10, 2018

Mrs. Betty Jane Logan Nabors, a longtime educator and religious leader in the Milwaukee community, peacefully passed away in St. Louis, MO on August 2, 2018. Born on September 20, 1940, and reared in Richmond Heights, MO, Mrs. Nabors earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education with a minor in music, and a… [Read More]

Bronzeville celebrates its African American legacy and culture with week-long celebration

August 10, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs along with Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett and many other supporters, kicked off a week -long celebration of African American art and culture here in Milwaukee with the celebration of the ‘6th Annual Bronzeville Week,’ August 4, 2018 and running until August 11, 2018. The week long festivities… [Read More]

Milwaukee Community Journal celebrates 42nd Anniversary with the ‘Year of the Child’

August 10, 2018

On Sunday, August 5, 2018, the Milwaukee Community Journal celebrated its 42nd Anniversary at the Italian Conference Center, 631 E. Chicago St. As part of their 42nd year, Milwaukee Community Journal publisher Patricia O’Flynn Pattillo dedicated this year as the ‘Year of the Child.’ Along with a year-long series of articles published in their newspaper,… [Read More]

Notice of Partisan Primary and Sample Ballots

August 10, 2018

Notice of Partisan Primary and Sample Ballots August 14, 2018 OFFICE OF THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE: Notice is hereby given of a partisan primary to be held in the City of Milwaukee on August 14, 2018, at which the nominees for the offices named below shall… [Read More]

Milwaukee Business Divas host local entrepreneurs event

August 2, 2018

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Milwaukee Business Divas hosted a summer Vendors Event at 3041 North (Milwaukee’s Urban Country Club), 3041 W. North Ave. The event featured local entrepreneurs showcasing their products and services. Among the vendors in attendance were Jackie Tate-Paparazzi Jewelry, Charm’s Artistic Expressions, Louis-Market Place Mortgage, Serena Brown-Club 3041, Pam Moore-Moore Majestic… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers welcome back Prince Fielder with ‘Wall of Honor’ award

August 2, 2018

On Tuesday, July 24, 2018, one of the most prolific left-handed power hitters in Milwaukee Brewers franchise history – Prince Fielder was honored in a special pregame ceremony which took place prior to the game against the Washington Nationals. Fielder, along with general managers Doug Melvin, the late Harry Dalton, and Geoff Jenkins, had plaques… [Read More]

A-LEGO presents ‘The Power of Connecting Conference’

August 2, 2018

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, the African American Ladies Empowered to Grow Opportunities (A-LEGO) hosted their annual “The Power of Connecting: the Most Powerful Women Conference,” at the Mother Kathryn Daniels Center, 3500 West Mother Daniels Way. As part of the event more than 20 inspiring “Ladies of Distinction” (bottom photo) where honored at the… [Read More]

Oakland’s third Black mayor and congressman, Ron Dellums, dies at 82

August 2, 2018

Ronald V. Dellums, the son of a West Oakland longshoreman who as a liberal Congressman never forgot his roots as an anti-war activist and human rights champion, died early Monday, July 30, 2018, at his Washington, DC, home. He was 82. Dellums, who ended his political career as mayor of Oakland, recently battled prostate cancer,… [Read More]

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs named in Fortune’s ’40 under 40′

August 2, 2018

Fortune Magazine is out with its annual “40 Under 40” list, and a noted up and coming politician has made this year’s list. Stockton, CA Mayor Michael Tubbs made his debut on the list this year. Fortune takes note of the 27-year-old’s plan to implement a pilot universal basic income program in the city where… [Read More]