Special Coverage

Special Coverage Archives

The Life’s Journey of Nathan Conyers

May 3, 2018

Adoption Choice, Inc., your #1 choice in adoption services

May 3, 2018

Adoption Choice, Inc. (ACI), is a private, non-profit adoption agency that has been in business for over 30 years. The agency provides adoption services to the entire state of Wisconsin. These services include assisting families through a domestic infant adoption, an out-of-state foster care adoption, step-parent adoption, relative adoption, embryo adoption, and expectant/birth parent services…. [Read More]

The Hard Lesson of Republican Education Cuts

August 26, 2016

By Urban Media News Staff   A good public education is the key to building a successful and prosperous life for our children, our grandchildren and people across our community.   Despite this, Gov. Scott Walker and the Republicans who control our state legislature have put the education funds of our neighborhoods on the chopping… [Read More]

Miller Coors Bobbie Lathan Retirement Party

September 19, 2013

Miller Coors Bobbie Lathan Retirement Party

Wisconsin African American Chamber of Commerce 2-13-2013

September 16, 2013

Wisconsin African American Chamber of Commerce Meeting at Wisconsin African American Women Center

2013 Black Excellence Awards Honoree Shelia Hill-Roberts

March 15, 2013

 Special Honorees: Child and Youth Advocate Growing up in the south just before the civil rights movement took hold, Shelia Hill-Roberts remembers a time when the African American community did not have the same rights as their white counterparts. “Even as a young child, I knew something was wrong with what I’d been seeing in… [Read More]

2013 Black Excellence Awards Music Honoree Adekola Adedapo

March 15, 2013

Music Jazz musician. Actress. Story-teller. There are many ways to describe Adekola Adepado. Currently she is the Program Coordinator of the Culture Center at Alverno College in Milwaukee, WI. Growing up with a background in theater, Adekola knew she would enter the entertainment business early – making her stage debut at age 4 in her… [Read More]

2013 Black Excellence Awards Music Honoree Joe V. Nathaniel, Jr.

March 15, 2013

Music Joe V. Nathaniel, Jr.’s parents introduced him to music when he was four. After his first few piano lessons, it was clear he had a gift. This gift would guide Joe Nathaniel’s life, and still does to this day. A Milwaukee native, attended UW-Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, when he found a… [Read More]

2013 Black Excellence Awards Public Service Honoree Sgt. Winfrid Finkley

March 15, 2013

Public Service With invaluable service to the United States Navy in Operation Desert Storm and as a psychiatric technician honors graduate from the U.S. Naval College in Portsmouth, VA, Sgt. Winfrid T. Finkley continues to give the highest quality of himself to the service of humanity as a state training liaison and program facilitator with… [Read More]

2013 Black Excellence Awards Public Service Honoree Battalion Chief Brian Smith

March 15, 2013

Public Service Milwaukee native Brian Smith joined the Army right after graduating from Solomon Juneau High School. When he returned home, he worked for Milwaukee Public Schools and Loomis Armored, but his yearning to serve was still there. When the opportunity to take the Milwaukee Fire entrance exam came, Brian found a way to satisfy… [Read More]