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April is National Poetry Month: Let’s Celebrate Black Poets

African American poetry predates the written words linked to our rich oral tradition from the mother country Africa. Black poems are inextricably linked to the experience of African American through ... [Read More]

MHSI hosts 2021 Safe Easter Dinner Giveaway

On Friday, March 26, 2021, Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI), hosted an "Easter Dinner Giveaway, at their Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center, 8200 W. Silver Spring Dr. MHSI joined with Anthem ... [Read More]

WAAW Center hosts annual Hat and Fashion Show

From Friday, March 26 to Sunday, March 28, 2021, the Wisconsin African American Women's (WAAW) Center, LTD. hosted its "Annual Hat Fashion Show Fundraiser" at their center, 3020 W. Vliet St. The show ... [Read More]

April 15th – 7th Annual Minority Health Month Dialogue

On behalf of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute (WAI) Regional Milwaukee Office, it is with great pleasure to invite you to join us for the 7th Annual Minority Health Month Dialogue, Breaking the ... [Read More]

Jeannie Holliday returns to Milwaukee for Black History Month concert

On Friday, February 5, 2021, Jeannie Holliday (right) performed in Milwaukee at a special Black History Month concert at On The Bayou Restaurant. Jeannie, a Chicago native who has traveled the ... [Read More]

True Heroes: Honoring our essential workers

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, our society has continued on, thanks to a dedicated essential front-line work force. The people who we interact with everyday, who help keep our lives ... [Read More]

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Burnt toast

Another day, another insult to African American people from a white person. The ... [Read More]

Memories of the Black Excellence Awards

A Message from Lynda Jackson-Conyers For the past 35 years during the month ... [Read More]

Now More Then Ever, We Need You As Part of the Milwaukee Branch NAACP

Education has always been important to newly elected Milwaukee NAACP President ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

March Awareness Days Week 5: Honoring Nurses

National Doctor’s Day is celebrated March 30, 2021; however, we could not think ... [Read More]

April – Alcohol Awareness Month (Week 1)

Spotlighting different awareness topics helps to educate the community and it ... [Read More]

Remaining faithful in a pandemic

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in Business

Marcie Lovett, The Late Betty Gillespie, The Late Louvenia Johnson and 24 other Women of Color in Business ... [Read More]


By Sandra Millon Underwood RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing Prior to the pandemic, small businesses were one of the fastest growing segments in our nation. This ... [Read More]

What You Need to Know About … Life Insurance

By Jerry Wilson President, Carpenter Marketing Group, Milwaukee, WI What is life insurance? Life insurance is a simple answer to a difficult question: How will my loved ones manage ... [Read More]

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The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in Education

The Late Lucille Gordon, The Late Bernice Martin, Christine Mitchell and 32 ... [Read More]

2021 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Recipients

Janae Adams is a senior at Rufus King International High School where she has ... [Read More]

Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Recipients 1988 to 2020

List of Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Recipients 1988 - 2020 ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

National Kidney Month

By Kathy Gaillard When Walter Cook was 15 years old and weighed in at ... [Read More]

Faith-based leaders join forces to fight against COVID-19

By: Darryl Sellers Our African American communities are facing daunting ... [Read More]

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in multigenerational homes

By: Dena Vang One in five Americans currently live in a home with multiple ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Beckum Stapleton Little League Baseball announces 2021 season

Baseball season is here! So, get your child signed up today for Beckum Stapleton Little League baseball, Milwaukee's Northside little league. Girls and boys 4 to 15 years old are welcome to join. Your ... [Read More]

Vote Jilly Gokalgandhi for Milwaukee Public Schools Board – District 5 on April 6

"Jilly Gokalgandhi is a champion for students, she understands what our children need, and I am pleased to endorse her." - Congresswoman Gwen Moore ... [Read More]

Vote Jill Underly for State Superintendent by April 6th

Jill Underly: A record of doing right by children and families. Every child, every day, should have access to a high-quality public education. ... [Read More]

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This Week in Black History

April 8, 1974 – Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron hits 715 home run, surpassing Babe Ruth as the game’s all-time home-run leader. April 9, 1898 – Paul Robeson, actor, singer, activist, ... [Read More]

“Comeback Season: My Unlikely Story of Friendship with the Greatest Living Negro League Baseball Players” by Cam Perron with Nick Chiles, foreword by Hank Aaron

c.2021, Gallery Books $27.00 / $36.00 Canada 272 pages Your teeth got a good workout. Yep, as a kid, you wanted those certain hard-to-find, favorite-player baseball cards but you didn’t want ... [Read More]

88Nine Radio Milwaukee Presents Diverse Disruptors Podcast

A podcast about leaders who found their own way to innovate and did so with inclusion and accessibility at the forefront. ... [Read More]

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