Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

Holy Redeemer hosts Cultural Diversity Concert featuring Howard University Gospel Choir

March 14, 2019

On Friday, March 8, 2019, Bishop Sedgwick Daniels and Holy Redeemer Institutional Church of God in Christ hosted a Cultural Diversity Concert featuring the Howard University Gospel Choir at the church, 3500 West Mother Daniels Way. The event also featured performances from Holy Redeemer Mass Choir and Holy Redeemer Daughters of Destiny.

National Association of Black Accounts, Inc. presents Generational Wealth workshop

March 14, 2019

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, The Milwaukee chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., hosted a workshop on “Generational Wealth,” at the WWBIC Center, 1533 N. River Center Dr. The workshop was presented by NABA Milwaukee Chapter founder Mark Purnell (seated front row, 2nd from right), a financial advisor with 33 years of… [Read More]

‘We Are the Drum 2019’ celebrates Black History

March 14, 2019

On Friday, February 15, 2019, CAPITA Productions presented its highly anticipated show “We Are The Drum” at Marshall High School auditorium. “We Are the Drum” is an educational, entertaining, high-energy, professionally produced show using powerful singing, poetry, dance and inspiration that celebrates 400 years of our people‚Äôs rich African American heritage, history and culture, past,… [Read More]

Correction: Zion Hill MBC celebrates women for Black History Month

March 14, 2019

On Sunday, February 24, 2019, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church hosted its annual Black History program at the church, 1825 W. Hampton Ave. This year’s Black History Program theme was “Celebrating Women,” and featured a special tribute to music icon Aretha Franklin. As part of the event four outstanding women and church members were honored… [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]

CTSI and Pastors United host 2019 pastoral meeting to spread the word about early learning phone app Vroom

March 7, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Clinical and Translation Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin, in partnership with the Herzfeld Foundation and Pastors United, hosted their 2019 Spring Pastoral Meeting at the Medical College of Wisconsin Kerrigan Auditorium, 8701 Watertown Plank Road. The purpose of the meeting was to get local pastors on board with… [Read More]

Milwaukee Bucks honor former player and general manager Wayne Embry

March 7, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Milwaukee Bucks honored former Bucks player and general manager Wayne Embry (center) before their evening game against the Boston Celtics at the Fiserv Forum. The City of Milwaukee and the State of Wisconsin recognized Embry for his accomplishments and impact on NBA history by proclaiming Thursday Wayne Embry Day…. [Read More]

Milwaukee Recreation hosts ’16th Annual Daddy/Daughter Dance’

February 28, 2019

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, Milwaukee Recreation along with the Social Development Commission and the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, held at North Division High School, 1011 W Center St. The annual dance is a chance for fathers and daughters to dress up and enjoy a great evening together. This event provides a great way for young… [Read More]

St. Mark AME Church gives Black history lesson to students at Keefe Avenue School

February 28, 2019

By Vincent Butler St. Mark AME Church Christlyn Frederick-Stanley, principal of Keefe Avenue School, was looking for help in putting together a Black History Month program. She discovered that help was just four-tenths of a mile away. Sixteen members of St. Mark AME Church spent the morning of February 14 reading to approximately 130 students… [Read More]