National and Local News

Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98

The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died ... [Read More]

Gov. Evers suspends evictions and foreclosures during public health emergency

Gov. Tony Evers on Monday March 30, 2020 directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to temporarily order the suspension of evictions and foreclosures amid ... [Read More]

Legendary Harlem Globetrotters player Fred ‘Curly’ Neal dies at 77

Fred Neal played more than 6,000 games with the team between 1963 and 1985 Fred “Curly” Neal, who played for the Harlem Globetrotters for 22 years before his retirement in 1985, died at his home in ... [Read More]

Notice of Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote and Sample Ballots – April 7, 2020

Notice of Spring Election and Presidential Preference Vote and Sample Ballots April 7, 2020 OFFICE OF THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION TO THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE: Notice ... [Read More]

Notice of Referendum Election – April 7, 2020

Notice of Referendum Election APRIL 7, 2020 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that at an election to be held in the several towns, villages, wards, and election districts of the State of Wisconsin, on ... [Read More]

Wisconsin’s ‘Safer at Home’ order in effect for next 30 days

Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday his new "Safer at Home" order in effect for the next month. Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday, March 24, 2020, his new "Safer at Home" order will be in effect for the next ... [Read More]

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Editorials

What happened to The Negro Revolution?

You are probably coronavirused out by now. Trump has issued a state of emergency ... [Read More]

Wisconsin Students and Homeowners Abandoned by GOP

Republicans fail to restore education funding and ensure property tax ... [Read More]

Why I write

“Man, who are you writing these articles for? People are happy and African ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Spring into a healthy spiritual lifestyle (Conclusion)

As you spring into a healthier spiritual lifestyle, know that praying is not ... [Read More]

In times like these….

By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th “Be still and know that I am God” - ... [Read More]

Spring into a healthy spiritual lifestyle (Week 3)

“Pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances…” - 1 Thessalonians ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Planning for the future requires the right team behind you, WE Wealth Management Group

Perhaps the most reliable method to accumulate wealth involves creating a realistic investment plan, sticking with it and educating your heirs so they are prepared to assume the responsibilities when ... [Read More]

How not to break the bank this holiday season

The holidays are almost here. Get ready for festive parties, family gatherings, and...financial stress? Hold up, let's scratch that last one. The holidays should be a time for celebration, not ... [Read More]

Ten insider tips for new car buying

Whether you buy a new car regularly or haven't shopped for one since the invention of the minivan, the process goes more smoothly when you know what to expect. Let's start with some good news: There's ... [Read More]

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Education

Shorewood School District board candidate hosts ‘meet and greet’

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, Dr. ReShunda Stephens (front left), a candidate for ... [Read More]

MPS offers meals and scheduled times to pick up personal items for students during school closure

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), all MPS schools will be ... [Read More]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar celebrates Black History Month with MPS students

South Division High School welcomed former Milwaukee Bucks player and NBA legend ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Wisconsin Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Announces COVID-19 Income and Other Updates on Services, Welcomes Those Who are Furloughed to Check if They are Eligible

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and rising unemployment, Wisconsin WIC ... [Read More]

Coronavirus anxiety: Coping with stress, fear, and uncertainty

Fears about COVID-19 can take an emotional toll, especially if you’re already ... [Read More]

How to keep your peace of mind while stuck inside

So, it looks like we will be stuck inside for a while. All that time starring at ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Signs of life: Milwaukee city parks

Since the city has been under a "Safer at Home" order as of March 25, 2020, most of the city has been quiet and deserted. A few sparse cars and people here and there but mostly, Milwaukee looks like a ... [Read More]

The 2020 census is online. Here’s how to do it

The US census has entered the 21st century. Census Day, April 1, is almost upon us, and you are legally obligated to participate in it. But if you don’t want to do it over the phone, through the ... [Read More]

Marsy’s Law helps give victims equal rights

By: Karen Stokes On April 7, 2020, Wisconsin voters will have an opportunity to use their voice to support equal rights for victims, survivors and their families by voting “yes” for the Marsy’s ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 3)

Each March, Women's History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com ... [Read More]

Transforming neighborhoods where we work, live and play

As Wisconsin’s largest community foundation, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is a catalyst for positive change in Milwaukee through the generosity of its donors and strength of its community ... [Read More]

Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 2)

Each March, Women's History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com ... [Read More]

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