National and Local News

Black Women Power Brokers: Mayors and Women in Politics and Business

  Rosalind Brewer, Kamala Harris, Kim Goodwin and 44 other black women mayors and power brokers in politics.       ... [Read More]

The number of Black women mayors leading major cities to reach historic high. Here is why they are winning

A new wave of Black women are breaking barriers as they ascend to mayoral seats in cities with deeply rooted histories of racism and inequality. On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Tishaura Jones will be ... [Read More]

Waupun weighs a future without 167-year-old prison

The U.S. prison population suffered higher rates of infection, higher than most other institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic and for those living at Waupun Correctional Institute (WCI), the state’s ... [Read More]

President Biden nominates three Black women for Federal Court of Appeals

Remember these names: Ketanji Brown Jackson, Tiffany Cunningham, and Candace Jackson-Akiwumi. These are President Joseph Biden’s first three nominations for the federal Court of Appeals. In 2020, ... [Read More]

AKA Day at the Derby goes virtual

In celebration of the Kentucky Derby, the members of the Diamond Jubilee Pearls Foundation of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., hosted their annual fundraising event "AKA Day at the Derby". This year, ... [Read More]

Black Men in Educational Leadership

View detailed profiles for notable black men in educational leadership roles here: ... [Read More]

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A Litany of Love for Womanhood

We believe in the goodness and value of women; Our strength and sanity, our ... [Read More]

What Does Momma Mean To Me?

She wears several different hats and stands tall. For all she has done, we ... [Read More]

Educational Philosophy: An Opinion Article

Lynda Jackson Conyers, Publisher, a mother of two college graduates It is my ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Diversity Holidays and Celebrations in May (Week 1)

Did you know May 21st is World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and ... [Read More]

Positions Open at The Department of Mission & Ministry at Marquette University

The Department of Mission & Ministry at Marquette University announces ... [Read More]

April – Alcohol Awareness Month (Conclusion)

We are continuing to bring awareness to alcohol abuse According to,1 ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Coping with dementia – patient and caregiver care

By Sandra Millon Underwood RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing Dr. Bashir Easter knows first-hand the impact dementia can have on an individual and the toll it can take ... [Read More]

Do-it-yourself credit repair: Fix bad credit on your own in 6 easy steps

Don't fall for scams promising easy, overnight credit repair. If you want to fix your poor credit, you can (and should) do it yourself. Follow these six simple steps to do-it-yourself credit ... [Read More]

Five pieces of money advice for young adults about to face the real world

Spring is in sight, and right about now, you’ll see that anxious look on the faces of college seniors and other young adults about to face the real world for the first time. Even if they’re fortunate ... [Read More]

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Dr. Dennis J. Shields – Black Men in Educational Leadership

Dr. Dennis J. Shields, Chancellor UW-Platteville Dr. Dennis J. Shields has ... [Read More]

Dr. Dwight C. Watson – Black Men in Educational Leadership

Dr. Dwight C. Watson, Chancellor of UW-Whitewater In the fall of 2019, during ... [Read More]

Dr. Thomas Gibson – Black Men in Educational Leadership

Dr. Thomas Gibson, Chancellor of UW-Stevens Point Dr. Thomas Gibson became ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Millennials, COVID-19, and YOLO

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

About Science and Research with All of Us!

This is the beginning of a weekly conversation about science and research. Today ... [Read More]

Improving healthcare from Milwaukee to Tanzania and beyond

Quamaine Bond, a medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin, knows why ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Brewers win 6-5 over Los Angeles Dodgers in 11 innings

Travis Shaw homered and hit a game-winning single, as the Milwaukee Brewers scored three runs in the 11th inning to beat the scuffling Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The game was ... [Read More]

Big Daddy’s BBQ hosts Black Out Pop Up Event

On Saturday, May 1, 2021, Big Daddy's BBQ and Soul Food Restaurant, 2730 N. Humboldt Blvd., hosted a "Black Out Pop Up." The monthly event celebrates and lifts all people of color, artists, and ... [Read More]

Alexis J. Roston Salutes Ella Fitzgerald as ‘First Lady of Song’

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times The last week of April, 2021 marked the return of live theater to Milwaukee, with the opening of First Lady of Song: Alexis J. Roston ... [Read More]

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Beulah Jackson’s Banana Pudding Recipe

"Try this recipe and you will never use (jello) pudding mix ever again." -Lynda Jackson-Conyers Yield: 8-10 servings 2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour Dash of salt 1 (14-ounce) ... [Read More]

“Dear Black Girl: Letters from Your Sisters on Stepping Into Your Power” by Tamara Winfrey Harris

c.2021, Barrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. $16.95 / $22.95 Canada 185 pages There’s some mail for you. And it’s not the e-variety, either; it was brought by a human, carried down the street ... [Read More]

“The Jigsaw Man: A Novel” by Nadine Matheson

c.2021, Hanover Square Press $27.99 / $34.99 Canad 496 pages Finders Keepers. It's all yours now, that cool, unique, surprise thing that suddenly turned up and you laid claim to it. What ... [Read More]

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