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Representative Evan Goyke and family host annual campaign rally and cookout

August 10, 2018

On Saturday, August 4, 2018, State Representative Evan Goyke and his wife, Gaby hosted a Campaign Rally and Cookout in the backyard of their home in the 18th district. Evan was joined by numerous supporters, family and neighbors to raise funds and start their “get-out-the-vote” push for the critical primary election, which is on Tuesday,… [Read More]

Rachelle Ferrell, Jonathan Butler, Maysa, Alexander Zonjic, David Benoit and Marc Antoine, Pieces of a Dream and Kim Waters headline ‘The 5th Annual Alexander Zonjic’s Shoreline Jazz Festival’

August 10, 2018

On the Shores of Lake Michigan at Heritage Landing in Muskegon, Michigan, August 23-26, 2018 The 5th Annual Alexander Zonjic’s Shoreline Jazz Festival featuring headliners Rachelle Ferrell, Alexander Zonjic and Friends with special guest Maysa, Pieces of a Dream, David Benoit and Marc Antoine, Jonathan Butler and Kim Waters, along with four days of music… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League kicks off ‘Brown Bag Lunch Series’

July 26, 2018

On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted the first of its new “Brown Bag Lunch Series” at their offices at 435 West North Avenue. The series is a monthly discussion on issues facing our community. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch and spend an hour learning to expand their… [Read More]

American Players Theater presents ‘The Recruiting Officer’

July 26, 2018

The American Players Theater (APT) is proud to present a hearty comedy with a wicked streak, The Recruiting Officer, by George Farquhar. Directed by APT director William Brown, and featuring the talents of APT actors Kelsey Brennan, Nate Burger, Tim Gittings, Juan Rivera Lebron, Brian Mani, Cristina Panfilio, Jefferson A. Russsell, Andrea San Miguel, and… [Read More]

A Happy 70th Birthday for Betty Mitchell

July 12, 2018

On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Betty Mitchell (center) along with multiple generations of her family, celebrated her 70th birthday. A party was held in her honor at the Hilton Garden Inn. The theme was a Hawaiian luau, where all the guests wore tropical prints and were greeted with leis. Guests shared stories and gave praise… [Read More]

Happy 100th Birthday Mrs. Molly Place

July 5, 2018

Centenarian Molly Place celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, June 30, 2018 with family and friends in Milwaukee. Ms. Place was one 16 children born in Bellefontaine, MS and moved to Louisville in 1941. In 1952, she relocated to Milwaukee. She married Purgi Lewis in 1968. She later married Robert Place. She is the mother… [Read More]

Your Life Does Matter to God Ministries presents Women of Double Honor Breakfast Conference

July 5, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, Your Life Does Matter to God Ministries hosted the “Women of Double Honor Breakfast Conference,” at the Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Park Place, 11600 West Park Place. The event was held to honor those from Your Life Does Matter to God Ministries and in the community who help keep the… [Read More]

African American Breastfeeding Network celebrates 10th Anniversary

June 28, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, The African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN), along with 15 sponsoring organizations and more than 100 guests, joined together at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center, 3020 West Vliet St., to commemorate 10 years of service to the community. Formed in 2008, the organization was founded by concerned community residents due… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Brewers honor the life of Davey “Nellie” Nelson

June 28, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, The Milwaukee Brewers celebrated the life of the late Davey “Nellie” Nelson( inset), who passed away on April 22, 2018, by renaming the FOX Sports Wisconsin stage where Nelson reported pre- and post-game shows as “Nellie’s Corner” in his honor. A memorial plaque was placed at the stage to formally… [Read More]

Mount Zion Wings of Glory COGIC hosts ’17th Annual Men’s Day’

June 28, 2018

On Sunday, June 24, 2018, Mount Zion Wings of Glory Church of God in Christ hosted their “17th Annual Men’s Day Service: All Denomination Men in Black,” at their church located at 2630 N. 6th St. Among the men honored at the services were Min. Alonzo Washington, Min. Daron Cross, Sr.; Head Deacon Roosevelt Holly;… [Read More]