National and Local News

YMCA marks 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Breakfast

On Monday, January 20, 2020, the YMCA of metro Milwaukee presented their 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Breakfast for the first time ever at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. ... [Read More]

Wisconsin Black Historical Museum hosts 19th Annual ‘King Fest’

On Monday, January 20, 2020, the Wisconsin Black Historical Museum hosted the 19th Annual "King Fest" which celebrated Dr. King's 91st birthday. This year's them was "Remembrance, Resistance, and ... [Read More]

WWE legend Rocky Johnson, father of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, dies at age 75

Johnson was one-half of the first African American tag team to win the WWE tag team championship Rocky Johnson, former WWE tag team champion and WWE Hall of Famer, has died at the age of 75, ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Recreation is ready to dance

17th annual Daddy/Daughter Dance is set for Feb. 15th Milwaukee Recreation has partnered with the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative and the Social Development Commission (SDC) to host the annual ... [Read More]

Center for Veterans Issues announces naming of new building after Milwaukee Brigadier General Robert A. Cocroft

On Thursday, November 19, 2019 during their 30th anniversary celebration at the Pfister Hotel, the Center for Veterans issues (CVI), LTD announced the name of their soon-to-open Veterans Resource ... [Read More]

MKE Fellows host 2019 Annual Holiday Luncheon

On Thursday, December 19, 2019, The MKE Fellows hosted their 2019 Annual Holiday Luncheon at Quarles and Brady, LLP's downtown offices. The MKE Fellows program participants interacted with friends and ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Where do we go?

The year 2020 marks the beginning of a new decade. African Americans are still ... [Read More]

Who, what and where is our City Attorney?

By Vince Bobot Candidate for City Attorney During my campaign the most ... [Read More]

How to honor Martin Luther King Jr. in the age of Trump

By Jonathan Capehart Opinion writer On Sunday, I was invited to give the ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Real talk about the REAL ID (Week 4)

GET YOUR REAL ID DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2020 On October 1, 2020 every person ... [Read More]

Real talk about the REAL ID (Week 3)

GET YOUR REAL ID DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2020 Even though the mandatory REAL ID ... [Read More]

Real talk about the REAL ID (Week 2)

GET YOUR REAL ID DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2020 On October 1, 2020, persons who ... [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

Elementary school teacher recognized for her support of Dr. King Celebration in surprise ceremony

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and the Marcus ... [Read More]

MPS Athletics presents the sixth annual City Review!

Milwaukee’s premier boys and girls high school basketball event is back! Join ... [Read More]

Winter Adventure Days offer free fun and learning

Keep your students busy and learning on their off school days by attending ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Rep. Ayanna Pressley opens up about living with alopecia and hair loss

The congresswoman from Massachusetts said that she was making peace with the ... [Read More]

Are you at risk for a leading cause of blindness in Black Americans?

By Cheryl L. Dejewski Glaucoma is known as the “Sneak Thief of Sight” ... [Read More]

Four ways to combat burnout at work

By: Maya Harris Burnout is something anyone can fall victim to. We all have ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

South Milwaukee PAC Presents “Shaun Boothe: The Unauthorized Biography Series”

South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center is proud to present Shaun Boothe: The Unauthorized Biography Series on Thursday, January 30. Creator Shaun Boothe is an award-winning hip hop artist, TEDx ... [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

Young Dolph and Key Glock No Rules Tour Tuesday, March 17 7 p.m. Doors / 8 p.m. Show Turner Hall Ballroom 1034 Vel R. Phillips Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203 Bringing their triumphant trap flexes to ... [Read More]

Greek tragedy meets gospel music at Skylight Music Theatre

The Gospel at Colonus, an exuberant re-telling of Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus with an electrifying gospel and blues score, runs January 17-26, 2020 at Skylight Music Theatre in Milwaukee’s Historic ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream lives in acts of justice big and small

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., had to have known as he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech 57 years ago that the moment would change a nation. After the historic March on Washington ... [Read More]

Three important lessons we can learn from Dr. King’s legacy

Exactly 91 years ago to the day, a child was born in Atlanta, Georgia named Michael King, Jr. who would change the world. His father would eventually change his name in honor of the German leader of ... [Read More]

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

By The Late Coretta Scott King Special to the Milwaukee Times Reprint from 1985, during the passage of the King Holiday bill by the U.S. Senate. We have set in motion a great celebration ... [Read More]

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