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National and Local News

Summerfest 2019 put a ‘Smile On’ the face of Milwaukee

From June 26 - July 7, 2019, Milwaukee got their "Smile On" during the World's largest music festival, Summerfest. This year offered a wide variety of acts for all ages. Among the artists performing ... [Read More]

MPS breaks ground on green spaces initiative to improve schools and neighborhoods

On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Milwaukee Public Schools, together with generous funders and community partners, announced a multi-million dollar investment in Milwaukee schools and neighborhoods. As part ... [Read More]

Local entrepreneurs celebrate launch of new nail polish line, Jus Shanna

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, local business leaders Shanna Reid and Katina Shaw celebrated the launch of their new nail polish line, Jus Shanna Unapologetic Collection, with a fabulous party at the ... [Read More]

Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff on her Cinderella run at Wimbledon: ‘I’m a fighter, and I’ll never give up’

Cori "Coco" Gauff is just now beginning to process what it feels like to be at the next level of international tennis stardom. "If somebody told me this three weeks ago, I probably wouldn't believe ... [Read More]

After 42 years of community work, MacArthur (Mac) Weddle celebrates retirement

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Northcott Neighborhood House and Double B Entertainment presented, "It's So Hard To Say Goodbye," a celebration in honor of community leader MacArthur (Mac) Weddle's (right) ... [Read More]

MUL Young Professionals host scholarship award ceremony

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) Young Professionals hosted the annual Dr. Wesley L. Scott Scholarship award ceremony at Milwaukee School of Engineering's Alumni ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Your reality show

Reality television is almost as old as TV itself. One of the first modern ... [Read More]

Much more than summer school

Close your eyes and think about the words 'summer school.' What comes to mind? ... [Read More]

A summer to remember

As the school year ends and families look ahead to summer plans, I hope many ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

July – National Cell Phone Courtesy Month – Week 2

While cell phones are important tools in emergency situations, with the amount ... [Read More]

Fessahaye Mebrahtu named new director of Black Catholic And Ethnic Ministries for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Fessahaye Mebrahtu is named the first Director of Black Catholic and Ethnic ... [Read More]

July – National Cell Phone Courtesy Month – Week 1

“Visiting a neighbor's home and engaging in congenial conversation is fast ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

How payday loans work – biggest dangers and 14 better alternatives (part 4)

According to a survey by Bankrate, roughly 25 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. The money they make just barely covers their day-to-day expenses, with little or nothing left over for ... [Read More]

How payday loans work – biggest dangers and 14 better alternatives (part 3)

According to a survey by Bankrate, roughly 25 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. The money they make just barely covers their day-to-day expenses, with little or nothing left over for ... [Read More]

How payday loans work – biggest dangers and 14 better alternatives (part 2)

Part II: Who uses payday loans and what are their dangers? According to a survey by Bankrate, roughly 25 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. The money they make just barely covers their ... [Read More]

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Education

Four MPS schools are approved to pursue IB authorization

After countless hours of preparation, four MPS schools will begin the journey ... [Read More]

Summer reading offers a cool way to relax and learn

Reading is a great way to pass the summer! Books offer adventure, mystery, ... [Read More]

Midwest Bible College Graduation 2019

Midwest Bible College (MBC) celebrated another wonderful school year at its 16th ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Julia Means appointed to the city of Milwaukee’s Board of Health

Mayor Tom Barrett appointed Registered Nurse Julia Means to the City of ... [Read More]

The future of health begins with you

The All of Us Research Program is a large research program that may last for at ... [Read More]

Why do fewer blacks survive childhood cancers?

The relationship between race and the outcome for a number of cancers among ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

  Jill Scott Thursday, July 11 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. A mature R&B vocalist, Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott ... [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

Summerfest 2019 June 26 - 30 & Jul 2-7, 2019 Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, WI Presented by American Family Insurance hosts over 800 bands and singers, plus food and family ... [Read More]

Local actor has special screening of new movie for family and friends

On Monday, June 10, 2019, Shiloh Tabernacle United Holy Church of America, Inc., hosted a special showing the new movie, "Play The Flute," at the Landmark Downer Theater, 2589 N. Downer Ave. The ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Hot tips for summer safety

Summer in Milwaukee is the most awaited time of the year. Schools are no longer in session, there are music festivals, street food vendors, parades, bands, beach and water fun to keep things ... [Read More]

5 Points Art Gallery & Studios “This Is America” exhibition opening

American identity and nationalistic pride are celebrated and challenged in “This Is America” exhibition June 28 This Is America, 5 Points Art Gallery & Studios’ 4th art show, is a consciously ... [Read More]

Six historically Black beaches to visit this summer

By: Angela Dennis When we think of Black history often times vacation destinations are left out of our dialogue. Our past is well documented with stories of slavery, plantations, and oppressive ... [Read More]

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