National and Local News

Milwaukee celebrates a Milestone Bucks Victory

Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday, July 22, 2021, to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate the city's first NBA championship in half a ... [Read More]

Bezelee Martin, founder of Lena’s Food Store, passes at age 88

Entrepreneur Bezelee Martin, the co-founder of the former Lena’s Food Market chain in Milwaukee, died on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Funeral arrangements are pending. Bezelee Martin was 88 years ... [Read More]

Brewers host annual Negro Leagues tribute game

On Saturday, July 24, 2021, the Milwaukee Brewers honored decades of baseball history at their annual Negro Leagues Tribute Game, presented by Aurora Health Care, as they played the Chicago White Sox. ... [Read More]

Civil rights icon and math educator Robert Parris Moses passes away at 86

Robert "Bob" Moses, who worked on the frontlines of the civil rights movement as an advocate for Black voters in Mississippi in the 1960s, and later launched a national organization devoted to ... [Read More]

BUCKS WIN IN SIX!: First Title Win Since 1971

On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the Milwaukee Bucks beat a fifty-year slump and won the NBA Championship title in an amazing sixth game. Among the highlights Giannis Antetokounmpo ended the game with 50 ... [Read More]

Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes announces bid for U.S. Senate

On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes announced his official bid to run for the U.S. Senate at the Sherman Phoenix, 3536 W Fond Du Lac Ave. Lt. Gov. Barnes will be running for ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Freedom to be

Over the years I have put various opinions about topics out into the world. ... [Read More]

Juneteenth: Pain, Pride, Possibility

Special to The Milwaukee Times By Jacquelyn D. Heath It took 402 years, but ... [Read More]

AARP Wisconsin encourages residents to apply for Emergency Broadband Benefit

Dear Editor, It’s difficult to comprehend the importance that access to ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

August is Black Business Month – Week 1

August is National Black Business Month! According to the United States Census ... [Read More]

Declaration of Independence – Week 3

The Declaration of Independence severed the 13 American colonies’ ties with ... [Read More]

Declaration of Independence – Week 3

The Second Continental Congress officially adopted the final version of the ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

U.S. Bank provides update on commitment to addressing economic inequities

On June 5, 2020, in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis, U.S. Bank announced several initiatives to address social and economic inequities, including a $116 million investment to ... [Read More]

Do-it-yourself credit repair: Fix bad credit on your own in 6 easy steps

Don't fall for scams promising easy, overnight credit repair. If you want to fix your poor credit, you can (and should) do it yourself. Follow these six simple steps to do-it-yourself credit ... [Read More]

Five pieces of money advice for young adults about to face the real world

Spring is in sight, and right about now, you’ll see that anxious look on the faces of college seniors and other young adults about to face the real world for the first time. Even if they’re fortunate ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Back To School — COVID-19 and Vaccinations

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of ... [Read More]

Well Mommy and Baby Care Package Drive-up on Saturday August 7

African American Breastfeeding Network Registration Required by August 1st at ... [Read More]

Victory Garden is a win for the Harambee Community

Kathy Gaillard freelance contributor Victory Garden Initiative (VGI), ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Fellowship Open set to honor Robinson Hill Founder/CEO Dee M. Robinson

HistoryMaker, Top 100 Women Influencer to Receive National Civic Leader Award The Fellowship Open recently announced corporate trailblazer, entrepreneurial industry leader, and PGA REACH ... [Read More]

Kohl’s Thank You Thursdays – Free Admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum on Aug 5, Sept 2, Oct 7

Visit the museum for FREE the first Thursday of each month, thanks to our partnership with Kohl's! http://mpm.edu/kyt ... [Read More]

Back-to-School Book Bag Give-a-Way on August 21

Free flu shots provided by Walgreens. Refreshments will be provided. http://www.northwestfuneralchapel.com ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

The summer of Naomi Osaka

Barbie doll sells out, is on cover of "Sports Illustrated" magazine and a new Netflix documentary debuts A new Barbie doll modeled on tennis star Naomi Osaka has sold out just hours after it ... [Read More]

“Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance” by Mia Bay

c.2021, Belknap, Harvard University Press $35.00 391 pages “Traveling While Black: Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move” by Nanjala Nyabola c.2020, Hurst $19.95 238 pages You’ve always ... [Read More]

The History of the Black Family Reunion and how to plan one

African American family reunions date back to Emancipation. Former slaves would place “Information Wanted” advertisements in newspapers in search of family. The Great Migration, between 1915-1940, of ... [Read More]

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