National and Local News

Alderwoman Milele Coggs hosts 11th Annual Housing Resource Fair

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, invited residents to attend the 11th Annual Housing Resource Fair at Northcott Neighborhood House, 2460 ... [Read More]

Parklawn Assembly of God hosts Milwaukee career and employment summit

On Thursday, November 11, 2021, Parklawn Assembly of God, 3725 N. Sherman Blvd., hosted the Milwaukee Career and Employment Summit. During this uneven recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, job seekers ... [Read More]

Cannaan Baptist Church celebrates 8th Anniversary of Rev. Dr. Fredrick E. Jones and First Lady Marian Jones

On Sunday, November 14th, 2021, Canaan Baptist Church, 2975 N. 11th Street, celebrated the 8th Year Anniversary of their Pastor, Rev. Dr, Fredrick E. Jones and First Lady Marian Jones. The theme for ... [Read More]

Mary Elizabeth Johnson Smith celebrates 100th birthday

During the past 100 years, Mary Elizabeth Johnson Smith has been an eye witness to some significant historical events. Born in rural Mississippi in 1921, she lost her mother at age two and the ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts ’36th Annual Black and White Ball’

On Saturday, November 6, 2021, the Milwaukee Branch of the Urban League (MUL) hosted their "36th Annual Black and White Ball," at the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. The Black and White Ball ... [Read More]

Milwaukee’s own Esquires inducted into WAMI Hall of Fame

On Sunday, October 17, 2021, the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) celebrated their "40th Annual WAMI Awards and Hall of Fame" inductions at the Turner Hall Ballroom. This year WAMI celebrated 40 ... [Read More]

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Editorials

One year out, we have lots of work to do

By Congresswoman Gwen Moore We showed the nation and the world our power ... [Read More]

Family interactions

In the USA there are different levels of life and society. You have the elite ... [Read More]

How did we get here?

There is a vast amount of frustration in the African American community in 2021. ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Remembering the life of Reginald Dwight Linyear

Reginald D. Linyear was born on August 27, 1944, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to ... [Read More]

Honoring our veterans and military personnel (Part 2)

Veteran’s Day November 11, 2021 Many of our veterans have returned home from ... [Read More]

Honoring our veterans and military personnel (Part I)

Veterans Day - November 11, 2021 On November 11, 2021 our nation will honor ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

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]

Gov. Evers unveils $75-million in grants to support equitable economic recovery and diverse business investment

Governor’s investments toward diverse, equitable economic recovery now total $125-million On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Gov. Tony Evers announced two new competitive grant programs totaling ... [Read More]

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Education

Substitute teachers needed across the district

Do you love working with children? Would you like to support student success in ... [Read More]

MPS celebrates School Psychology Week November 8–12, 2021

National School Psychology Week is being celebrated November 8–12, 2021. ... [Read More]

Superintendent of Schools supports students in Milwaukee Recreation’s youth sports leagues

On Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Keith Posley visited ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Is someone you know at risk for diabetic vision loss?

By Cheryl L. Dejewski With diabetes at epidemic levels, you probably know (or ... [Read More]

Courage in dementia caregiving

A perspective from a former caregiver By Diane Beckley Milner Director of ... [Read More]

Day 1: Just diagnosed with Crohn’s disease

For a long time, it was thought that Blacks didn’t have Crohn’s disease as often ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Dad-Achler Party for Javis McPike

A Dad-Achler Party was given to Javis McPike (top photo) held on November 6, 2021. Several friends were in attendance, including his grandmother, Eloise McPike (bottom photo seated). ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Career & Employment Summit Thursday, November 11

During this uneven recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, jobseekers are in high demand by local employers. Yet many jobseekers with barriers to employment still are finding that it’s difficult to find ... [Read More]

‘Hamilton’ heralds Milwaukee live theater return

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times After a COVID-19 pandemic- enforced hiatus of more than 18 months from all things social and most things entertaining, live theater has ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Preparing your senior loved one for the autumn season

The autumnal equinox began on September 22, 2021. At the start of the fall season, the sun rises later and nightfall arrives sooner. Plenty of environmental changes occur, making it necessary to make ... [Read More]

The commanders: Admirals and generals in the United States military

On October 25, 1940, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., was appointed Brigadier General in the United States Army by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, becoming the first African American general in the history of ... [Read More]

“Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence” by Anita Hill

c.2021, Viking $30.00 / $40.00 Canada 352 pages The grab was savage. You yelped because you weren't expecting it. Because it shouldn't have happened. It was rough enough to leave marks on your ... [Read More]

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