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Milwaukee Times hosts 2021 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Awards

On Sunday, June 13, 2021 The Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper hosted the 2021 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Awards at the WAAW Center, 3020 West Vliet Street. The scholarship was started by Milwaukee ... [Read More]

What Is Juneteenth?

Juneteenth commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take ... [Read More]

Juneteenth Milwaukee Golden Anniversary…It’s Countdown Time

On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Northcott Neighborhood House hosted a press conference at their offices, 2460 N. 6th St., to kick off their Juneteenth Celebrations that will take place Saturday, June 19. ... [Read More]

Where and how to celebrate Juneteenth in Milwaukee in 2021

As efforts to make Juneteenth a national holiday continue, people in Milwaukee are having celebrations of their own. Juneteenth, held annually on June 19, celebrates the end of slavery in the United ... [Read More]

Milwaukee receives $3.8M for youth summer jobs

Now that Milwaukee is making progress to put the coronavirus pandemic in the rear-view mirror, Employ Milwaukee's president and CEO Chytania Brown and Mayor Tom Barrett want to make sure every ... [Read More]

Black Music Month: The Great Ladies of Jazz

You can't celebrate Black Music Month without mentioning the 'Great Ladies of Jazz.' They are the pioneers and inspiration for many of today's artists like Beyoncé and Chaka Khan. And their phenomenal ... [Read More]

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Editorials

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

Fatherhood Strengthening (Week 3)

“Children are a blessing and a gift from the Lord.” - Psalm 127:3 Children, ... [Read More]

Fatherhood Strengthening (Week 2)

“Children are a blessing and a gift from the Lord.” - Psalm 127:3 The ... [Read More]

Fatherhood Strengthening (Week 1)

As we enter the month of June, we also enter the month Father’s Day is ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

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]

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]

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Education

The 15 most useful websites for college students

It’s a good time to be a college student. Whereas students from less than two ... [Read More]

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]

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Health and Fitness

Growing positivity—mind and body

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

Six ways to reduce your risk for Alzheimer’s disease

By Nathaniel Chin, MD Dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease affects more ... [Read More]

World Sickle Cell Day shines light on disease impact in minority communities

Sickle cell disease impacts thousands every year, and people of color make up a ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Americans in Spain – Start Your Journey – Reserve Your Timed Tickets

Start your journey - reserve your timed tickets at mam.org/mtimes Milwaukee Art Museum ... [Read More]

American Players Theatre – Tickets are on Sale Now!

Welcome Back To The Woods! Get your tickets for The Mountaintop or An Improbable Fiction for just $30 with promo code MKETIMES21 http://americanplayers.org ... [Read More]

Juneteenth Strawberry Soda Back In Stock

Back By Popular Demand and Just In Time for Juneteenth! Juneteenth Strawberry Soda The refreshing all natural Strawberry flavor, is the same our ancestors celebrated with to recognize their ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

The truth about Black fatherhood

Stereotypes about Black fathers The stereotype of Black fathers as “absent” and Black children as “fatherless”— first introduced over 50 years ago—has, like many racial stereotypes, refused to ... [Read More]

This Week in Black History

  June 17. 1775 – Minuteman Peter Salem Fights In The Battle Of Bunker Hill. June 18, 1863 – The 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry attacks Fort Wagner, S.C. June 19, 1865 – ... [Read More]

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center—A Hidden Gem

By Kathy Gaillard, freelance contributor Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is an independent, locally supported partner of the National Audubon Society. Located at 1111 East Brown Deer Road, it ... [Read More]

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