National and Local News

Colin Powell, first black US Secretary of State, dies of COVID-19 complications amid cancer battle

Colin Powell, the retired four-star general who became the country's first black Secretary of State and chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, died Monday, October 18, 2021 due to complications from ... [Read More]

Track and field legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee to visit Carthage College

On October 14-17, 2021, three-time Olympic gold medalist and international humanitarian Jackie Joyner-Kersee visited Carthage College during Homecoming and Family Weekend. While on campus ... [Read More]

NABVets and the Center for Veterans Issues host Hispanic Heritage Month event

On Friday, October 15, 2021, the Center for Veterans Issues and the National Association for Black Veterans hosted a luncheon to honor the services and sacrifice of Latino Veterans at the Center for ... [Read More]

African Diaspora Council delivers school supplies to students in need

On Friday, October 15, 2021, the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee's African Diaspora Council (ADC), an affinity resource group comprised of faculty and staff at UWM, presented two car-loads of school ... [Read More]

Bader Philanthropies honor legacy of Reuben and the late Mildred Harpole with new building dedication

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Bader Philanthropies, Inc., leaders and supporters gathered to celebrate the grand opening of its new Harambee neighborhood building at 3338 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, ... [Read More]

SHARP Literacy unveils ‘Healing Hands’ public mural in historic Bronzeville district

On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, SHARP Literacy's STEAM-based educational program, partnered with several other area Milwaukee schools to create a large-scale mural entitled, "Helping Hands" which was ... [Read More]

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Editorials

Is it the student or the curriculum?

Many Americans send their children off to school every day. In the USA the ... [Read More]

Can you define Black?

In 2021 I pose a question to the world, “What defines being Black in ... [Read More]

An unquenchable thirst for violence?

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times Consider the ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

Antioch M.B.C. celebrates 75th Church Anniversary

On Sunday, October 17, 2021 Antioch Missionary Baptist Church hosted its 75th ... [Read More]

October Awareness Month (Week 3)

Indigenous People’s Day October 11, 2021 According to Wikipedia(1), ... [Read More]

October Awareness Month (Week 2)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness is an opportunity for ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

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]

Gov. Evers unveils $75-million in grants to support equitable economic recovery and diverse business investment

Governor’s investments toward diverse, equitable economic recovery now total $125-million On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Gov. Tony Evers announced two new competitive grant programs totaling ... [Read More]

COVID—PPEWarrior educates, invests in COVID-19

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic most people had never heard of or used the acronym PPE; now it is a household ... [Read More]

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Education

MPS offers $100 incentive for students who vaccinate against COVID-19

To reduce the spread of COVID-19 and promote the health and safety of MPS ... [Read More]

Three new MPS schools transition to virtual learning due to COVID-19

Three Milwaukee Public Schools will move to virtual learning and returning to ... [Read More]

MPS students will explore Historically Black Colleges and Universities

College and career planning is part of every student’s education journey in ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Top five ways to help bully-proof your child

Did you know that 25 percent of public schools report that bullying among kids ... [Read More]

Nine ways to look and feel more awake every morning with no coffee!

By: Elizabeth Overstreet I’m exhausted, and many of my family and friends ... [Read More]

Five ways to elevate your life this fall

By Priscilla Q. Williams, RN I absolutely love the fall season! It’s that ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

‘Hamilton’ heralds Milwaukee live theater return

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times After a COVID-19 pandemic- enforced hiatus of more than 18 months from all things social and most things entertaining, live theater has ... [Read More]

Shake & Holla featuring North Mississippi Allstars & Rebirth Brass Band on November 19

With Special Guest Cedric Burnside November 19th at 7:30pm South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center 901 15th Ave, South Milwaukee southmilwaukeepac.org ... [Read More]

Sigma Gamma Rho walk to end domestic violence

On Saturday, October 2, 2021`, Sorority Sisters of Sigma Gamma Rho pose beautifully at the “Let Her Live Walk To End Domestic Violence” organized by the founders of EXPOSED: The Podcast. ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

The commanders: Admirals and generals in the United States military

On October 25, 1940, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., was appointed Brigadier General in the United States Army by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, becoming the first African American general in the history of ... [Read More]

“Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence” by Anita Hill

c.2021, Viking $30.00 / $40.00 Canada 352 pages The grab was savage. You yelped because you weren't expecting it. Because it shouldn't have happened. It was rough enough to leave marks on your ... [Read More]

MKE Fellows host 2021 Beyond the Green

On Monday, September 20, 2021 the MKE Fellows invited several youth organizations to attend this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity providing Milwaukee area youngsters access to an international stage. ... [Read More]

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