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Ko-Thi Dance Company celebrates 50 years

November 8, 2018

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, the legendary Ko-Thi Dance Company celebrated 50 years of bringing African dance and music to the world with a performance of “Ujima” at UWM’s Zelazo Center – Bader Auditorium, 2419 East Kenwood Blvd. Over the years, many organizations have partnered with Ko-Thi Dance Company to bring them to Milwaukee, including… [Read More]

Event highlights contributions of workers with disabilities

November 8, 2018

“Empowering Our Citizens: Disability Inclusion in the Wisconsin Workforce” brought together employers, people with disabilities and their families to discuss the important role work plays in the lives of individuals who have a disability. The recent event, organized by My Choice Family Care at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, featured speaker Simon Duffy of Sheffield, England,… [Read More]

Alicia Walker celebrates 50th Birthday

October 25, 2018

On Saturday, October 6, 2018, Alicia Walker celebrated her 50th Birthday with family and friends at Aloft Hotel, 1230 N. Old World 3rd Street. “Happy 50th Birthday Mrs. Walker!”

Prince Fielder returns to Miller Park to throw first pitch in NLC series game 2

October 25, 2018

  On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Prince Fielder returned to Miller Park to throw out the first pitch in game 2 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fielder was a member of the Brewers the last time the team made the National League Championship Series in 2011. During the first… [Read More]

Empowering Our Citizens – Disability Inclusion in the Wisconsin Workforce Conversation on October 26th

October 18, 2018

Town Bank opens new convenient downtown location

October 18, 2018

On Friday, September 26, 2018, Town Bank celebrated the grand opening of a new branch downtown at 401 E. Kilbourn Ave., Ste. 100. This is the fifth branch that Town Bank has opened in the Milwaukee area. Pictured at the opening are (from left) Jamie Nikitas, personal banker; Lorna Miller, universal banking representative; Reinaldo Lopez,… [Read More]

Milwaukee churches band together to get ‘Souls to the Polls’

October 18, 2018

Central City religious leaders from diverse denominations mobilize voters for Nov. 6 More than 40 Ministers from City of Milwaukee convened at Canaan Missionary Baptist Church,– 2975 North 11th Street, on September 29, 2018, to hold a press conference before they launched a massive door-to-door canvass effort. Ministers and members of their congregations knocked on… [Read More]

Emmit Williams celebrates his 98th Birthday

October 11, 2018

On Monday, October 1, 2018, Mr. Emmit Williams celebrated his 98th birthday with four generations of his family, at Canaan Baptist Church, 2964 N. 11th St. Pictured with Mr. Williams (center, seated) are his children Raymond Muhammad; Albert Williams; Brenda Oglen; Marvin Horton; daughtersin- law Lisa Muhammad and Margret Horton; and their children and grandchildren…. [Read More]

Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church Hospitality Committee hosts Christian Women in White Luncheon and Silent Auction

October 11, 2018

The Greater Galilee Baptist Church Hospitality Committee hosted their annual “Christian Women in White Luncheon and Silent Auction,” at Greater Galilee Baptist Church’s Brumfield Hall-Lower Level, 2432 North Teutonia Ave., on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Besides the luncheon and silent auction, the Christian women in white and green scarves were treated to a performance by… [Read More]

Ernie G celebrates 41 years in radio with concert

October 11, 2018

The 860 WNOV DJ will celebrate four decades on air with three great local acts, The Tempters, The Reconstruction Band, and the Jazzy Jewels For the last 41 years, Ernie Mitchell, also known simply as “Ernie G,” has been an institution unto himself on Milwaukee airwaves. And on Saturday, November 3, 2018 Milwaukee will honor… [Read More]