National and Local News

Our Daily Bread hosts Mother’s Day Grab-N-Go Event

Volunteers and members of the board for Our Daily Bread Community Outreach Center, Inc., distributed more than 50 Mother’s Day gift bags for pregnant ladies and mothers with children four years and ... [Read More]

Milwaukeeans gather to protest SCOTUS opinion on Roe v. Wade

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, protesters gathered in downtown Milwaukee to demonstrate against the United States Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the groundbreaking case that made abortion ... [Read More]

Center For Teaching Entrepreneurship celebrates 30th anniversary

On Saturday, April 30, 2022 the Center for Teaching Entrepreneurship (CTE) celebrated their 30th Anniversary at the Hilton Garden Inn. The CTE board president Douglas D. Kelly presented the board with ... [Read More]

Karine Jean-Pierre to become White House press secretary, the first black and openly LGBTQ person in the role

Karine Jean-Pierre will become the new White House press secretary when Jen Psaki departs the role later this month, President Joe Biden announced in a statement Thursday, May 5, 2022 becoming the ... [Read More]

Black Public Media awards $225,000 to creatives in film and immersive technology at The Annual PitchBLACK Forum

Black Public Media (BPM) has awarded a total of $225,000 in funding to three creative teams who competed at its PitchBLACK Forum, which took place Tuesday, April 26 and Wednesday., April 27, 2022. The ... [Read More]

The Milwaukee Times Has Moved to 2238 N. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr. – New Location, Same Great Service!

Come By and See Us, Our New Address Is: 2238 North Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Milwaukee, WI 53212 ... [Read More]

Fundraiser, meet-and-greet hosted in honor of Milwaukee County Sheriff candidate Dr. Denita Ball

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, JCP Construction, Thelma Sias, Cecelia Gore, Sheila Cochran, Dr. Joan Prince and Faithe Colas hosted a fundraiser for residents of the community to meet and greet Milwaukee ... [Read More]

Marcus Performing Arts Center welcomes the Ailey American Dance Theater

The Marcus Performing Arts Center welcomed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U. S. Congress as a vital American ”Cultural Ambassador to the World” and one of the most popular dance ... [Read More]

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Editorials

No access means no choice

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times Since January 22, ... [Read More]

Choose a side

For hundreds of years people of color have tried to straddle the fence when it ... [Read More]

A Supreme Court for all of us

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times The Supreme Court ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

May is Mother’s Day Month (Week 2)

Mother’s Day is honored on the 2nd Sunday in May 2022! The balance of the month ... [Read More]

May is Mother’s Day Month (Week 1)

The month of May has been designated the month we celebrate “Mother’s Day.” It ... [Read More]

Meditations for the Easter Season (Conclusion)

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Three key steps for first-time home buyers

For those considering home ownership for the first time, it may seem as if there’s a long list of details to tackle once the search begins. However, before potential buyers even start looking at ... [Read More]

Frost family celebrates the grand opening of two family businesses, Elie Bleu Threading and Spa and Frost Realty

On Thursday, March 24, 2022, Kaycee and Jonathan Frost cut the ribbon on not one but two new business at 72nd and North Ave. Milwaukee native Kaycee Frost opened Elie Bleu (pronounced Ellie Blue) ... [Read More]

Four 2021 holiday shopping predictions — and what they mean for your wallet

With Halloween in the books and Thanksgiving just ahead on the horizon, those who haven’t yet started strategizing for the holidays might feel like they’re already behind. They shouldn’t panic just ... [Read More]

PNC Foundation commits $600,000 to launch Black Business Boost Fund for under-invested neighborhoods of Milwaukee

The PNC Foundation is awarding a $600,000 grant to support the launch of the Black Business Boost Fund, an ecosystem designed to increase opportunities for Black entrepreneurs and business owners in ... [Read More]

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Education

MPS hosts 49th Biennial Music Festival

Last week, hundreds of MPS students from more than 70 schools across the ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Board of School Directors Notice of Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the provisions of section 119.16 (8) ... [Read More]

MPS hosts two events on May 7: Language Festival, Refugee and Immigrant Fair

Join us for two exciting events to celebrate language and culture! Milwaukee ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

The connection between shingles and breast cancer and what you should know

In terms of breast cancer, there’s so much information about it circulating out ... [Read More]

Training community healthcare workers for healthier communities

AHEC celebrating 30 years of being a catalyst for change Milwaukee Area ... [Read More]

Major airlines drop mask mandate after federal judge rules against it

Just hours after a Florida judge struck down a federal mask mandate on planes ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Medical College of WI, All of Us, Bader Philanthropies and WNOV host live broadcast addressing health research questions

The All of Us Research Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin sponsored a WNOV live broadcast with Keith Parris on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Bader Philanthropies. The morning opened with a ... [Read More]

Newly elected Milwaukee Mayor Johnson and family take in Easter Brewers game

On Sunday, April 17, 2022, the newly elected Milwaukee mayor Cavalier Johnson, his wife Dominique, and children celebrated Easter Sunday at the Brewers game at American Family Field to watch the ... [Read More]

After 66 years local Milwaukee business closes its doors

After more than 62 years under ownership by the same family, another locally owned Milwaukee business closed its doors for the last time on April 1, 2022. The north side of Milwaukee used to be full ... [Read More]

Edward Leland Carlson’s 80th birthday celebration

On March 26, 2022, Edward Leland Carlson celebrated his 80th birthday with his wife of 33 years, Linda Miles Carlson, 5 generations of family and many friends at the Elks Lodge in Milwaukee. Mr. Ed, ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

“A Thank You Note For Mom”

"A Thank You Note for Mom" By Lang Leav You have told me all the things before I knew I needed to hear them To be unafraid Of all the things I use to fear Before I knew I shouldn't fear ... [Read More]

This Week In Black History

May 5, 1988 – Eugene Marino becomes first African American installed as a Roman Catholic archbishop in the U.S. May 6, 1991 – The Smithsonian Institution approves the creation of the National ... [Read More]

This Week In Black History

April 28, 1839 – Cinque leads mutiny off the coast of Long Island, NY. April 29, 1899 – Duke Ellington, jazz musician and composer, born. April 30 1952 – Dr. Louis T. Wright honored by American ... [Read More]

This Week In Black History

April 21, 1966 – Pct. Milton L. Olive III awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for valor in Vietnam. April 22, 1922 – Jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus born. April 23, 1895 – Clatonia ... [Read More]

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