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Happy Sweet 16th Birthday Princess Tranaysia Hopkins

April 18, 2019

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, Tranaysia Hopkins was princess for a day as she celebrated her sweet 16th birthday party at Court Lanes North, 4707 W. Mill Rd. Tranaysia was joined by family and friends who joined her for dinner, cake, presents, a rose presentation, dancing and partying. Tranaysia’s father is André Hopkins, and her… [Read More]

A different kind of Easter egg hunt: Seven ways to seek and celebrate the bright spots in your community

April 18, 2019

Spring is here, and it’s time to fall in love with our hometowns again. Everything is lush and green, Easter is days away, and those who’ve moved away are coming home to visit loved ones and celebrate the holidays. With family and spring rituals in the spotlight, it’s the time of year that people really… [Read More]

New Evelyn Patricia Terry exhibition opens April 28 at Lynden Sculpture Garden

April 18, 2019

The new show entitled “America’s Favor/Guests Who Came To Dinner (And Stayed!)” will feature new and old pieces Evelyn Patricia Terry: America’s Favor/Guests Who Came to Dinner (and Stayed!) opens at the Lynden Sculpture Garden on Sunday, April 28, 2019 with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Brewers celebrate Opening Day for the 2019 season

April 11, 2019

On Thursday March 28, 2019, the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5 – 4 at Miller Park on opening day. The Brew Crew played with confidence and the MVP Christian Yelich hit a go-ahead three-run home run, to give the Brewers a 4-3 lead. Pitcher Jhoulys Chacin hit a solo home run to… [Read More]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. hosts University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Vesper Choir

April 4, 2019

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Alumni – Milwaukee, along with Epsilon Kappa Omega Milwaukee Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. hosted a concert by the universities’ renowned Vesper Choir at North Division (ND) High School, 1011 West Center St., for students, their families and ND Alumni. During… [Read More]

Honor Women’s History Month by supporting Black women at work

March 28, 2019

If you want to celebrate Women’s History Month and Black Women’s History Month in April, support the black and brown women in your workplace. But you might want to skip the tribute lunches or “lean-in” style pep talks. This is the premise of a new article published in HBR from Zuhairah Washington, a senior vice… [Read More]

Black Arts MKE announces youth performing arts summer camp

March 21, 2019

Black Arts MKE will offer an all day, four-week performing arts (musical theater) free summer camp for low income Milwaukee youth ages 12 to 18. Youth will be challenged to choose a story to adapt into a 45-minute musical theater performance, write the script, songs, audition, and rehearse the play. They will discover their unique… [Read More]

Women’s History Month: Women of color whose names you should know

March 21, 2019

Part Two of Two: These leaders — Black, Latina, Asian, Arab, Native American — in varied fields, broke both gender and racial barriers as they made history. Here is a by-no-means-comprehensive primer recognizing 36 women of color, past and present: LaDonna Harris LaDonna Harris is a Native American activist and member of the Comanche tribe…. [Read More]

New Jubilee Youth Chorale hosts 12th annual concert

March 14, 2019

On February 22, 2019, The New Jubilee Youth Chorale hosted its 12th Annual Concert at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. The choir is made up of youth and young adults from more than five different churches in Milwaukee including Eastbrook Church, Greater Galilee Baptist Church, Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, and… [Read More]

Local sisters celebrate 83rd birthday together

March 14, 2019

Flora Rieves and Lola Neely (insert) celebrated their 83rd birthday with family members and friends this past summer. These ladies are formerly from Shreveport, Louisiana. The birthday celebration was held at the home of the late Arthur Tyler and Addie Tyler located on First and Center Street. Rieves and Neely have been upstanding community contributors… [Read More]