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Milwaukee Downtown kicks off the holidays with return of holiday lights show

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 illuminated the city during the "24th annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival" presented by Johnson Financial Group, Nov. 17, 2022 - Jan. 1, 2023. The sixweek celebration ... [Read More]

Gee’s Clippers hosts ‘Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway’

On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Gee's Clippers Barber and Beauty Salon, 2200 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr., hosted "Gee’s MKE Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway," which was a huge success! Gee's was able to ... [Read More]

Summer Lee will be PA’s first Black female member of Congress

Democrat Summer Lee, a state representative from western Pennsylvania, has become the state’s first Black woman to be elected to Congress. Lee, a lawyer and a former labor organizer, defeated ... [Read More]

Our Daily Bread celebrates 18th anniversary with community award and new headquarters

Members of the board and supporters of Our Daily Bread Community Outreach Center, Inc., honored Founder and Chief Executive Officer Lea Kyle-Lewis (fourth from right) with a plaque at a small 18th ... [Read More]

Outreach Community Health Centers hosted a Topping Off Ceremony

On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, Outreach Community Health Centers' (OCHC) board, staff, project partners, health partners, and elected officials celebrated an essential milestone for OCHC's new ... [Read More]

Zion Hill MBC hosts ‘3rd Annual Veteran’s Day Recognition Luncheon’

On Sunday, November 13, 2022, from 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m., in the Turner Hall on the lower level of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1825 W. Hampton Ave., the church hosted its 3rd Annual Veteran's Day ... [Read More]

North Sunrise Rotary Club dedicates public bench to promote community engagement

On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, The Milwaukee North Sunrise Rotary Club dedicated a neighborhood bench located on the northwest corner of 55th and Center, near a Milwaukee County Transit bus stop. The ... [Read More]

Democrats defy ‘red wave’ to keep Senate control

Democrats took a post-election victory lap on Sunday, Novmeber 13, 2022, after retaining control of the U.S. Senate, defying Republican hopes for a "red wave" in the midterm elections, and turned ... [Read More]

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Limitations are limiting

People are born with limitless potential. Everyone has the potential to live and ... [Read More]

Stop lying

A symptom of insanity is to believe in things that are not true – lies. In other ... [Read More]

Learning to manage change

By: Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times There is an old saying ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Rev. William Jackson celebrates 54 year anniversary

Longest serving Baptist Pastor in Milwaukee The Rev. William Jackson was born ... [Read More]

Wisconsin General Baptist State Congress of Christian Education to convene November 15-17, 2022

The Wisconsin General Baptist State Convention (WGBSC), Inc.’s Congress of ... [Read More]

Mt. Olive MBC celebrates Rev. Ray E. Murphy’s first anniversary

On Sunday, September 25, 2022, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church hosted the ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

WWBIC marks 35 years of serving small businesses with financial training and responsible lending

The Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, and is looking forward to furthering its motto of “putting dreams to work” for Milwaukee ... [Read More]

Local Milwaukee startup selected for Northwestern Mutual Black Founder Accelerator program

A few years ago, while he was living in Texas, new Milwaukee resident Marlon V.R. Ross, was informed by his doctor that his blood pressure was elevated and that by body mass index (BMI) standards, he ... [Read More]

Celebrating Black Business Month 2022: How to find support as a black entrepreneur, or lend your support as an ally

This August marks the 19th anniversary of National Black Business Month, which honors black Americans’ long history of entrepreneurship, as well as black business owners’ contributions to their local ... [Read More]

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]

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Milwaukee-King forward William Whorton will play college basketball next season at South Dakota State

Congratulations to the Rufus King Generals' basketball star William Whorton ... [Read More]

Washington High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation honors exceptional alumni

On November 4, 2022, the Washington High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation ... [Read More]

MPS students can earn LPN in high school

With health care workers in high demand, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) students ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Racism is #1 factor in preterm birth disparity

By: Dr. René Settle-Robinson, DPM Author and Podiatry Specialist in Milwaukee, ... [Read More]

Stress, distress, de-stress

By: Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times You are experiencing ... [Read More]

Health-related DNA results from the All of Us Research Program

When you joined the All of Us Research Program, we told you that you may learn ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

‘Beehive’ chronicles changing times through music

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times If you were alive and conscious during the decade of the 1960s, you may remember it as a time of relative innocence that built up to radically ... [Read More]

Jingle and mingle this holiday season at the inaugural ‘Sparkle & Shine’ event

Jingle & mingle this holiday season! Join Milwaukee Recreation at our inaugural Sparkle & Shine event to enjoy holiday crafts, seasonal refreshments, and light snacks as you view our ... [Read More]

‘Black Nativity by Langston Hughes’ returns to kick off holiday season in Milwaukee

Black Arts MKE’s beloved holiday musical returns for its seventh year with its biggest and best production to date. Black Nativity by Langston Hughes runs one weekend only – December 8-11, 2022, at ... [Read More]

AARP to kick off Pedestrian Safety Month by inviting public to 2 free events with renowned innovator, author Oct. 5-6

At some point in the day, everyone is a pedestrian. Unfortunately, pedestrian injuries and fatalities remain high. In 2020, 6,516 pedestrians were killed, and an estimated 55,000 pedestrians were ... [Read More]

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This Week In Black History

November 24, 1868 – Pianist Scott Joplin, the “Father of Ragtime”, born. November 25, 1975 – Suriname gains independence from the Netherlands. November 26, 1970 – Charles Gordone becomes the ... [Read More]

Handling Eating Challenges During the Holidays

12 tips to help maintain eating disorder recovery Navigating recovery from an eating disorder is rarely easy, and the holiday season tends to be especially challenging. Family gatherings, disrupted ... [Read More]

This Week In Black History

November 17, 1980 – WHHM, the first African American operated radio station, goes on the air at Howard University. November 18, 1787 – Abolitionist and women’s right activist Sojourner Truth ... [Read More]

Spare a special moment for black veterans

A recurring theme of movies made during World War II is servicemen risking their lives for their platoon buddies, invariably a New Yorker (sometimes Jewish), a Southerner, a Midwesterner, a ... [Read More]

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