National and Local News

Wahl Park renamed to honor abolitionist Harriet Tubman

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, Supervisor Sequanna Taylor led an event recognizing the renaming of Wahl Park to Harriet Tubman Park and unveiled publicly for the first time an official Milwaukee ... [Read More]

City celebrates new home construction at Walnut Circle and Josey Heights

On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, The City of Milwaukee hosted a groundbreaking for new homes in two city-developed subdivisions at Walnut Circle and Josey Heights. The owners of the new houses are ... [Read More]

Eric Jerome Dickey, bestselling author whose novels focused on Black life, dies at 59

Bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey, whose novels depicted romance, erotica and suspense from the Black perspective, including Milk in My Coffee, Sleeping with Strangers and Friends and Lovers, has ... [Read More]

James M. Ferguson, II, announces run for vacant seat on County Board of Supervisors

James M. Ferguson, II, first became politically active several years ago after a 15-year-old student he had been counseling called him from jail. “I knew he was not a criminal,” Ferguson said. “He ... [Read More]

MSNBC names Rashida Jones president; first African American to lead cable news network

In a year plagued by a pandemic that has disproportionately affected African Americans, and one rife with racial strife, MSNBC has named Rashida Jones the first Black person and Black woman president ... [Read More]

In Memory of Those We Lost (Part 2)

Photo Collage of people who have passed away in 2020 including Earl Jones Sr., Eva L. Jones, Freddie Jones and James Jones. ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Why Dr. King’s ‘dream’ is important now more than ever

“Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere.” - Dr. Martin Luther ... [Read More]

Social justice issues in America: Mass incarceration

A social justice issue that is extremely troubling and continues to be a ... [Read More]

2021: Changes or continued ignorance?

Welcome to 2021. 2020 is in the trash bin of history. Many people in the USA are ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Social justice issues in America: Racial profiling and economic inequity

As we begin a new year, this column will turn its focus to social justice issues ... [Read More]

Happy New Year Blessing Messages 2021

As new year comes close, the only thing that revolves around the mind is the ... [Read More]

Remembering the life of Gloria Ann Wilson

By Sandra Malone, Daughter Gloria Ann Wilson (Nee Malone) was born on ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Former NBA star Junior Bridgeman buys Ebony magazine for $14 million

Bridgeman, a self-made business mogul, believes he can return the magazine to its glory days on the “Chicago River” Former NBA baller Ulysses Lee “Junior” Bridgeman may be most known for his ... [Read More]

Consumer Reports explains how to give to a charity for the holidays

The holidays are a time for giving to loved ones, friends, and often to charity. But with so many people dealing with the impact of COVID-19, giving might be even more important this year. Before you ... [Read More]

SBA regional administrator to meet Milwaukee Micro-entrepreneurs

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Great Lakes Regional Administrator Rob Scott (2nd from right) made several stops in Milwaukee to visit businesses assisted by ... [Read More]

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Education

UWM commits to ending equity gap in higher education

By Genaro C. Armas UWM is joining the Moon Shot for Equity, a national ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Public Schools adds hours to Stop, Grab & Go

Three current school sites will be used for additional times for meal ... [Read More]

UWM Chancellor’s special message to the community

By Mark Mone Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee We prepare. ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Medical College of Wisconsin names vice president and chief people officer

Adrienne Mitchell, MBA, has been named vice president and chief people officer ... [Read More]

Understanding diabetes to live your best life

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

Rapper Dr. Dre hospitalized after brain aneurysm

"I will be out of the hospital and back home soon," the 55-year-old Beats ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Celebrating A Legacy

In Milwaukee County we are taking an all-hands approach to realizing our vision that by achieving racial equity, Milwaukee is the healthiest county in Wisconsin. We believe this vision will be ... [Read More]

Twins, 21, among Milwaukee Fire Department graduating class

Wednesday, December 23, 2020, marked a big day for the next class of dedicated Milwaukee firefighters. The department’s academy graduated 43 new men and women into their ranks. That graduation ... [Read More]

Foundations for Freedom, Inc., hosts ‘Strength for My Sisters-Boots Edition’

On Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 32nd and Lisbon Avenue, Foundations for Freedom, Inc., hosted " Strength For My Sisters Boots Edition." Starting with more than 300 and after donations of 15 more ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

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]

Start Your Seasonal Celebration with Small Bites

While main courses, sides and desserts may be what holiday memories are made of, you can calm family members’ and guests’ appetites with an array of appetizers like these: Meatballs Stuffed ... [Read More]

How to celebrate Thanksgiving safely in your senior living community in 2020

Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year. To keep COVID-19 transmission at bay, families will likely opt for smaller gatherings (and smaller turkeys) instead of the customary large ... [Read More]

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