National and Local News

Northwest Funeral Chapel hosts ‘2022 Back-to-School Supply Giveaway’

On August 20, 2022, Northwest Funeral Chapel along with Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. - Upsilon Mu Omega Chapter hosted their "2022 Back-to-School Supply Giveaway," at Northwest's Family Activity Center, ... [Read More]

Mt. Carmel hosts ‘2022 Back-to-School Book Bag Giveaway’

On Saturday, August 27, 2022, organizations and churches from all around the city of Milwaukee participated in Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church and ODUA Association in Milwaukee's "Back-to-School ... [Read More]

Black women in TV won big at the 2022 Emmys

The Emmys returned to Los Angeles for another year on September 12, 2022, celebrating the best of television over the last year. Some of the biggest names in showbiz were in attendance, from ... [Read More]

Local Milwaukee Bishop opens community health clinic

On Saturday, August 20, 2022, Bishop Sedgwick Daniels (right), who serves as pastor of the Holy Redeemer Church of God in Christ, along with representatives from Anthem Healthcare and the city of ... [Read More]

The Links, Inc., host ‘8th Annual Denim and Diamonds Gala’

On September 9,2022, the members of the Cream City (WI) chapter of the Links, Inc., will present its "8th Annual Denim and Diamonds Gala" on a virtual format. This gala is the organization's annual ... [Read More]

American Legion District #5 seeks to raise funds to repair landmark

In 1931 The American Legion Milwaukee Memorial Monument was erected at Reservoir Park, 626 East North Avenue, on the east hill of Kilbourn Reservoir Park; it’s the only American Legion Star emblem of ... [Read More]

Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids brings national youth advocacy tour to Milwaukee

On Wednesday, August 24 and Thursday August 25, 2022, the Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, in partnership with the Wisconsin African American Tobacco Prevention Network and Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention ... [Read More]

The Business Council’s 23rd Annual Strategic Partnership Luncheon features founders of largest black-owned laundry detergent company in America

The Business Council hosted the organization's 23rd Annual Strategic Partnership Luncheon - Selectively Hustle on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at the Wisconsin Club (City Club), 900 W. Wisconsin ... [Read More]

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Editorials

The Oreo Cookie and African Americans

“Every brother ain’t a brother…” Chuck D voiced this in the song, Welcome to the ... [Read More]

Talk is cheap, but someone pays…

By: Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times With less than 8 weeks ... [Read More]

What happened?

In 2022 the fashion industry is creating apparel supposedly designed to make ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

WI General Baptist State Convention elects President Evans to second term

The 98th Annual Session of the Wisconsin General Baptist State Convention, Inc., ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Times contributor, local church leader and religious educator, Rev. Judith T. Lester, passes

Milwaukee Times' longtime writer of the "Counseling Corner," Rev. Judith T. ... [Read More]

Audition notice: ‘Black Nativity By Langston Hughes’

Black Arts MKE is seeking performers for its holiday musical production of Black ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Celebrating Black Business Month 2022: How to find support as a black entrepreneur, or lend your support as an ally

This August marks the 19th anniversary of National Black Business Month, which honors black Americans’ long history of entrepreneurship, as well as black business owners’ contributions to their local ... [Read More]

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]

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Education

New UWM admissions director hopes to ‘propel students further than where I am’

By Lauren Breunig Born and raised in Detroit, Marc Young moved to Stevens ... [Read More]

Washington High School breaks ground on new athletic spaces

Washington High School of Information Technology hosted a ground breaking ... [Read More]

UNCF hosts ’38th Annual Walk for Education’

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The United Negro College ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

How you feel about aging is important, here’s how to keep a positive attitude

By American Heart Association Is age really just a state of mind? Can a ... [Read More]

How do you choose which is right for you, breastfeeding or formula-feeding?

By Dominique Lambright New parents make many important decisions, one of ... [Read More]

Adult day programs offer socialization for older adults with dementia

Creating environments to thrive in Older adults with cognitive challenges ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

MKE Fellowship Youth Open 2022

On Friday, August 12, 2022, at Currie Park Golf Course the MKE Fellowship Youth Open was held for youth 14 to 18 years old. They also sponsored a golf clinic lead by "We Black, We Golf," First Tee, ... [Read More]

Africans on the Move celebrates ’33rd Annual GarveyFest’

All are invited to enjoy and to participate in the 33rd GarveyFest Celebration. This year our GarveyFest celebration will be presented both virtually and in-person. The Celebration is being ... [Read More]

Washington family celebrates reunion in Milwaukee

The Washington family came together in the great city of Milwaukee, WI, July 22-24, for its 2022 family reunion. Matriarchs and patriarchs of this city include Buddy, Herman and Mildred Washington, ... [Read More]

Happy 80th Birthday Anita Jackson

Anita Jackson celebrated her 80th birthday on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the Hadley Terrace Apartments, 3515 W. Hadley St. Anita had five generations of family present at her special birthday ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

This Week In Black History

September 15, 1963 – Four African American girls killed in Birmingham church bombing. September 16, 1923 – First Catholic seminary for black priests dedicated in Bay St. Louis, ... [Read More]

This Week In Black History

September 8, 1907 – Negro Leagues baseball star Buck Leonard born. September 9, 1968 – Arthur Ashe Jr. wins the first U.S. Open Tennis Championship. September 10, 1855 – John Mercer Langston ... [Read More]

Make School Lunches a Breeze – Cheeseburger Turnovers Recipe

There’s a lot to remember when sending your student off to school each morning, from backpacks and school supplies to last night’s homework. Don’t forget one of the key ingredients to a successful ... [Read More]

A Perfect Pasta for School Nights – Lentil Bolognese with Veggie-Based Penne Recipe

Weeknight meals are all about putting tasty dishes on the table in a short amount of time so you can share precious moments together despite busy schedules. In a matter of minutes, you can prepare ... [Read More]

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