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Local Artist Ras ‘Ammar Nsoroma helps dedicate portrait of local health advocate at MHS grand re-opening

May 30, 2013

Portrait artist, painter, and muralist Ras `Ammar Nsoroma stands in front of his newly completed “bas-relief” portrait of C. C. Henderson, the for- mer president and chief executive of  the Milwau- kee Health Services. Inc., who passed away in 2010. It was unveiled in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new addition to MLK’s Heritage… [Read More]

Church Women United members hold their April general meeting

May 13, 2013

Church Women United members (Milwaukee Unit) held their April General Meeting on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2207 N.2nd Street. A Life Member Recognition Program was also held to recognize numerous life members who were present and received certificates. One core mission of Church Women United is: “Church Women United… [Read More]

Remembering Alexis Patterson after 11 years

May 11, 2013

Local law officials, along with cousins of Alexis Patterson who was abducted while enroute to Hi Mount School 11 years ago was remembered on Friday, May 3, 2013. “It’s amazing how Alexis just dropped of the face of the earth and nobody knows where she is. To have been abducted, someone had to be watching… [Read More]

Greater Mt. Zion hosts mother and daughter luncheon

May 7, 2013

The Wonderful Women of Faith Women Ministry of Greater Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2479 N. Sherman Boulevard, is hosting a “Mother and Daughter Luncheon” in celebration of Mother’s Day on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Sister Linda Cutler. The program theme is: A Well… [Read More]

Victory Baptist Church hold its annual Mable Walker Luncheon

May 7, 2013

Victory Baptist Church held its annual Mable Walker Award Luncheon on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Sister Shaneka Lyons was the mistress of ceremony; program greetings were made by Sister Cathy Manuel;  and Sister Mary Hawthorne made remarks. A special tribute to the Missionary through Miming was performed by Victory’s M.I.M.F.U – Javaugh Harris. Brother Phillip… [Read More]

The New Covenant District holds Second Annual High Tea Luncheon

April 28, 2013

The New Covenant District held its Second Annual High Tea Luncheon on Saturday, April 13, 2013  at St. Martin De Pores Church located on West Burleigh and Second Street. State Supervisor of the First Jurisdiction of Wisconsin, Mother Billie Jo Thomas was the keynote speaker. Over hundred church members were presented to hear an inspiring… [Read More]

MPS-led robotics team heading to world championship after competing against 52 others, winning chairman’s award

April 28, 2013

A robotics team led by Milwaukee Public Schools students is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis starting Wednesday, April 17, 2013 after competing against 52 other teams to win the prestigious Chairman’s Award at the Midwest Regional in Chicago. MPS-led “Team 1675″ is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championship after… [Read More]

Youth inspired to higher education

April 28, 2013

A group of young women and men involved with programs at the Social Development Commission (SDC) are on the road to a better future. They recently participated in the annual Youth College Tour. The eight youth who are mostly high school juniors and sophomores visited college and university campuses on the six day trip that… [Read More]

Rep. Evan Goyke announces district budget listening session

April 21, 2013

State Representative Evan Goyke (D-Milwaukee) will co-host a community listening session on the State Budget with Representatives LaTonya Johnson, Leon Young, and Senator Nikiya Harris of the 6th Senate District on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet Street. All constituents are welcome… [Read More]

Mt. Olive holds Resurrection Sunday Service

April 21, 2013

Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church 5277 N. 36th Street, held Resurrection Service on Sunday, March 31, 2013, beginning with Sunday school at 8:00 a.m., and was followed by Morning Service at 9:30 a.m., with Easter presentations by youth of the church. Pastor John K. Patterson’s sermon title was: “From Friday to Sunday.” By way of… [Read More]