National and Local News

Foundations for Freedom, Inc. hosts ‘Strength For My Sisters Shoe Drive’

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Foundations for Freedom, Inc., hosted "Strength For My Sisters Shoe Drive" a free shoes, boots, sweaters, jackets and clothes giveaway at 32nd and Lisbon Ave. After ... [Read More]

Brew City Cowboys host community clean-up

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, The Brew City Cowboys Resource Center, Inc., hosted a community clean-up at the corner of 36th Street and Fond du Lac Ave., by the Sherman Phoenix. The first 25 ... [Read More]

Anthem and Bublr partner to provide free annual bike passes

Bublr, Milwaukee’s nonprofit bikeshare operator, is proud to partner with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) to provide FREE Access Passes to qualifying individuals. The promotion, which ... [Read More]

New Kwanzaa stamp now available at the U.S. Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service continues to celebrate Kwanzaa, which honors the values and beliefs around African American heritage, by dedicating a new Kwanzaa stamp on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. News of ... [Read More]

Dr. Gregory Williams – first Black male president of the Sunrise Rotary Club

By Kathy Gaillard Special for the Milwaukee Times Dr. Gregory Williams came from a long line of accomplished trailblazers. His grandfather, William Womack, was one of the original Tuskegee ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. presents ‘Come Alive October 5’

On Monday, October 5, 2020, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., hosted "Come Alive October 5" at both their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. MLK Dr., and their Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center, 8200 ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Please make your voice heard

By Congresswoman Gwen Moore Right now, as we face a pivotal moment in our ... [Read More]

On Black inventors PolitiFact needs to double check its facts

In the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “PolitiFact Wisconsin” 9/9/2020, Eric Litke ... [Read More]

Who will be holding the bag?

Protest has become the national pastime. In 2020 it seems as if there is always ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Put on a smiley face ☺ (Week 2)

Source: “Smiley Face with Smiling Eyes” by Apple.com Psychology Today in an ... [Read More]

Put On A Smiley Face ☺ (Week 1)

In February, I was asked to appear in a commercial spot as a marketing promo for ... [Read More]

Tabernacle Community Baptist Church names first woman senior pastor Rev. Dr. Donna Childs

By Kathy Gaillard Special for the Milwaukee Times Proverbs 22:6 (ESV) ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Hip Hop One Stop celebrates grand opening

On Saturday, September 19, 2020, Hip Hop One Stop celebrated its grand opening at 7516 W. Appleton Avenue. The store, which is the vision of owner Rodney Fisher (upper photo, center), boasts a wide ... [Read More]

UpStart Kitchen opens in 7th District

On Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Prism EDC was pleased to announce the opening of a new 7th District project, UpStart Kitchen. UpStart Kitchen is located at 4323 W. Fond du Lac Ave., and is an incubator ... [Read More]

SBA presents the 2020 Minority Small Business Champion Award

On Thursday, September 10, 2020, the Small Business Administration (SBA) presented its annual Minority Small Business Champion Award to Diamond Discs International President Ugo Nwagbaraocha at ... [Read More]

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Education

UWM Chancellor’s special message to the community

By Mark Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee We prepare. ... [Read More]

#StayReadyMPS campaign keeps student-athletes engaged during fall sports postponement

This fall, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Athletics wanted to find a way to ... [Read More]

MPS Head Start invites children ages 3 and 4

If your child is 3 or 4 years old, it’s time for their learning journey to ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Raising awareness about dementia and Alzheimer’s

In 2018, Wisconsin health officials set out to create a plan to improve dementia ... [Read More]

The cost of obesity

By: Allegra Balmadier The increasing rate of obesity in the United States is ... [Read More]

Introducing the City of Milwaukee’s new interim Commissioner of Health, Marlaina Jackson

We are proud to introduce our next Interim Commissioner of Health, Marlaina ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Community organizations partner with Harambee residents for neighborhood clean-up

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, WestCare, and Wisconsin Safe & Sound partnered together to host an end of the summer "Harambee Intergenerational ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. hosts voter registration event at Isaac Coggs Center

On Friday, October 9, 2020, the Milwaukee Health Services, Inc., hosted a voter registration event at their Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center, 8200 W. Silver Spring Dr. Attendees could safely ... [Read More]

Gloria Miller celebrates 69th birthday

On Friday, September 25, 2020, St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care Special Events Director Gloria Miller (center) celebrated her 69th birthday during St. Ann's Free Refreshment Friday at St. ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Game Day Grub – Build-Your-Own Brat Bar

While you may not be able to enjoy game day with thousands of your closest friends at the stadium this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy tailgate-worthy grub at home with a smaller group ... [Read More]

Game Day Grub – Bacon Chipotle Guacamole Recipe

A Tasty Take on a Tailgate Favorite Even at home, game day means good times with friends and family while enjoying moments together watching your favorite teams. A menu full of flavorful favorites ... [Read More]

Five seasonal DIY home improvement projects

The calendar pages may be turning fast, but it’s not too late to do some work around the house. Now is the time to wrap up home improvement projects before the weather turns too cold. Consider ... [Read More]

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