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Despite the weather, Milwaukee celebrates Juneteenth Day

June 21, 2018

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Milwaukee celebrated its 47th Annual Juneteenth Day on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Despite a rainy and overcast day, thousands turned out to take part in the festivities which included a parade, vendors, music, food, and live performances. The Milwaukee celebration is put on by Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc.,… [Read More]

AACCW hosts 2018 Annual Breakfast of Champions

June 7, 2018

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin hosted their 2018 Breakfast of Champions, at the Harley Davidson Museum – Chrome, 400 W. Canal Street. The breakfast is a major fundraising event aimed at bringing the Greater Milwaukee community together to support its mission and to honor a local business… [Read More]

WestCare Foundation Wisconsin introduces new Chief Operations Officer and Human Resource Director to the community

June 7, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, WestCare Foundation Wisconsin hosted a Soul Food Breakfast Meet and Greet for their newly appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer Craig Knierim; and new Human Resources Director Dave Murray at Grace Fellowship Church, 3879 North Port Washington Rd. The event was hosted by WestCare Foundation Wisconsin Regional V.P. Elizabeth M. Coggs… [Read More]

Dr. Roland A. Pattilo, MD receives honorary degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin commencement

June 7, 2018

On Friday, May 25, 2018, the Medical College of Wisconsin hosted its 2018 commencement ceremony at the Miller High Life Theatre, 500 West Kilbourn Ave. Besides the usual bestowing of degrees on the graduating class of seniors, The Medical College often bestows a number of honorary degrees to members of the community. Among the nine… [Read More]

Prince Hall Masons award scholarships to local teens

May 31, 2018

The Milwaukee chapter of the Prince Hall Masonic Foundation held their 33rd Annual Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at their lodge, 600 West Walnut Street. This year’s scholars include: William Walker, Isaiah Gordon, Jada Miller, Shanilah Frierson, Niya Jeter, Michaela Ward, Sylvester Campbell, Candace Nalls, Taylor Brown, Amina Mathews-Hinton, Jaylen Wright, Alyssa Norton,… [Read More]

Pastors United hosts 5th Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet

May 10, 2018

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Pastors United hosted their 5th Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet at Abundant Faith Church of Integrity, 7830 West Good Hope Road. This year’s theme was “Year of the Woman: Our History is Our Strength.” The guest speaker was WNOV 860’s “The Mid-Week Flow” host Michelle Bryant. This year’s awards… [Read More]

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church hosts Women’s Fellowship Breakfast

May 3, 2018

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church hosted their annual Women’s Fellowship Breakfast at their church, 2345 N. 18th St. The attendees enjoyed devotional songs and scripture, breakfast and activities. The theme for the breakfast was, “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” The keynote speaker for the event was… [Read More]

The Life’s Journey of Nathan Conyers

May 3, 2018

Ms. Maggie Vance celebrates 100th Birthday

May 3, 2018

Maggie “Idea” Vance celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Carter Conference Center at Holy Redeemer COGIC. She was born in Wilmot, AR on April 17, 1918. She moved to Milwaukee in 1949. She held various jobs through the years at nursing homes and the dietary department… [Read More]

Happy 80th Birthday to Ms. Lilly Simmons

April 26, 2018

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Milwaukee Exposure & Explorer Project (MEEP) founder Lilly Simmons celebrated her 80th birthday at the Gathering Hall Community Center, 4355 W. Bradley Road. Lilly celebrated her birthday, which featured a Mardi Gras theme, with family and friends. Lilly, who grew up in Houma, LA, is a retired educator who has… [Read More]