National and Local News

GMUL awards laptops to 40 students and 10 scholarships

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, The Greater Milwaukee Urban League (GMUL) and Kohler Co., teamed up to present 40 local high school graduates laptops as part of the " The Greater Milwaukee Urban League ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers celebrate the legacy of Hank Aaron

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the Milwaukee Brewers honored former team member and baseball legend "Hammerin'" Hank Aaron during their game against the Atlanta Braves at American Family Field. As part of ... [Read More]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity hosts annual “Kappa Kook Out”

On Saturday, June 25, 2022, The Milwaukee Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity held its annual "Kappa Kook Out" in McGovern Park area 4 which was well attended by the Divine 9 and citizens ... [Read More]

New radio station receives commendation for launch and business expo

Mayor Cavalier Johnson (center) provided a commendation from the City of Milwaukee to Dennis Walton (left) and Saryea Murchison, the owners of Higher Dimension Online Radio, for their dedication to ... [Read More]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter, and Black Arts MKE present ‘I AM. Master Class Dance Camp’

On June 24, 2022, nine Milwaukee-area students completed the I AM. Master Class Dance Camp and received Certificates of Achievement. The dance camp was a 5-day immersive dance experience for middle ... [Read More]

Juneteenth Day—more than food, family and fun

Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor Emerita UWM - College of Nursing Milwaukee has the distinct honor of having one of the oldest and largest Juneteenth Day celebrations in the ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Celebrates 51st Annual Juneteenth Day

On Sunday, June 19, 2022, the city of Milwaukee observed its 51st Juneteenth celebration. Milwaukee is home to one of the longest held Juneteenth Day celebrations in the United States. June 19, 2022 ... [Read More]

Brown Deer High School 11th grader to participate in special 7-week program at Harvard University

Loren Muwonge, who will be entering the 11th grade at Brown Deer High School in September 2022, departed Milwaukee to attend a 7-week, residential, secondary college chemistry and environmental ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Truth and trust on trial

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times As a nation and as a ... [Read More]

Be honest

Juneteenth Day 2022 has passed. African Americans have drunk liquor and dined on ... [Read More]

January 6, 2021 revisited

  By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times After 233 ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

The greatest joys of fatherhood (conclusion)

Many fathers face barriers that limit their ability to provide for and nurture ... [Read More]

The Greatest Joys of Fatherhood (Part 3)

This month you enjoyed the “Greatest Joys of Fatherhood” that were printed ... [Read More]

The greatest joys of fatherhood (Part 2)

  This month you enjoyed the “Greatest Joys of Fatherhood” that were ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Three key steps for first-time home buyers

For those considering home ownership for the first time, it may seem as if there’s a long list of details to tackle once the search begins. However, before potential buyers even start looking at ... [Read More]

Frost family celebrates the grand opening of two family businesses, Elie Bleu Threading and Spa and Frost Realty

On Thursday, March 24, 2022, Kaycee and Jonathan Frost cut the ribbon on not one but two new business at 72nd and North Ave. Milwaukee native Kaycee Frost opened Elie Bleu (pronounced Ellie Blue) ... [Read More]

Four 2021 holiday shopping predictions — and what they mean for your wallet

With Halloween in the books and Thanksgiving just ahead on the horizon, those who haven’t yet started strategizing for the holidays might feel like they’re already behind. They shouldn’t panic just ... [Read More]

PNC Foundation commits $600,000 to launch Black Business Boost Fund for under-invested neighborhoods of Milwaukee

The PNC Foundation is awarding a $600,000 grant to support the launch of the Black Business Boost Fund, an ecosystem designed to increase opportunities for Black entrepreneurs and business owners in ... [Read More]

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Education

Join our team–MPS is hiring teachers and school staff for Fall 2022

Become part of the Milwaukee Public Schools family! MPS is hiring for Fall 2022. ... [Read More]

MPS Senior Send-off helps students take next steps

Milwaukee Public Schools hosted its annual Senior Send-off on Friday, June 17, ... [Read More]

Group wants Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent fired

There are calls for the superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools to be ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Don’t overheat! Tips to keep your heart safe in the summer heat

Summer is officially here and that means a rise in temperatures. As much as you ... [Read More]

Black dads matter

It has long been known that father presence in the household is important for ... [Read More]

The rewards of gardening

Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor Emerita UWM - College of ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Happy Juneteenth from Governor Tony Evers

Doing the Right Thing for Wisconsin Learn more at www.tonyevers.com ... [Read More]

Remembering Children’s Fest Day at Summerfest

By Bobby Tanzilo This piece is exclusive to Milwaukee Recreation and cannot be reproduced elsewhere without permission. Since its earliest days, Summerfest has included young Milwaukeeans in ... [Read More]

Vivian King hosts special reading, conversation for National Stroke Awareness Month

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, award winning author Vivian L. King, hosted a special reading and conversation about her book, "When the Words Suddenly Stopped: Finding My Voice Again After a Massive ... [Read More]

I-94 East-West Freeway Public Involvement Meetings on June 14 and 15

You are invited! I-94 East-West Freeway Public Involvement Meeting The Wisconsin Department of Transportation invites you to a Public Involvement Meeting regarding the I-94 East-West Freeway ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

This Week In Black History

June 30, 1921 – Charles S. Gilping awarded Spingarn Medal for his performance in Eugene O’Neill's Emperor Jones. July 1, 1889 – Frederick Douglass named U.S. Minister to Haiti. July 2, 1872 – ... [Read More]

This Week In Black History

June 23, 1940 – Sprinter Wilma Rudolph, winner of three gold medals at the 1960 Summer Olympics, born. June 24, 1964 – Carl T. Rowan appointed the Director of the United States Information ... [Read More]

Juneteenth: The history of a new holiday

Juneteenth, an annual commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States after the Civil War, has been celebrated by African Americans since the late 1800s. President Biden signed legislation ... [Read More]

Black Pride: Here are 5 black LGBTQ pioneers to know

June is the recognition of LGBTQ History Month. It is a subject is schools not as well covered as Black History Month, it is still a history that is very rich and diverse. Today, people like ... [Read More]

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