National and Local News

Medical Mission at Home in Milwaukee: A day of free healthcare

On Saturday, September 14, 2019, Ascension Wisconsin hosted its first ever "Medical Mission at Home," at North Division High School, 1011 West Center St. The term "medical mission" often refers to ... [Read More]

Street dedicated to the Honorable Rev. Willie D. Wanzo, Sr.

On Sunday, September 15, 2019, Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, 1345 West Burleigh Street, hosted a street naming ceremony in honor of their late pastor the Honorable Rev. Willie D. Wanzo, Sr. ... [Read More]

Center Street Marketplace BID 39 hosts 2nd Annual Shop Center Street

On Tuesday, August 17, 2019, the Center Street Marketplace BID 39 hosted the 2nd Annual Shop Center Street Day at 35th and Center Street (large lot on the northside of the street). The event was ... [Read More]

W.I.N.G.S. International hosts annual Peace Rally Picnic

On August 24, 2019, Working to Inspire, Nurture and Growing for Service (W.I.N.G.S.) International hosted their annual "Peace Rally Picnic," at Lindbergh Park, 3629 North 16th St. The event included ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League and the Medical College of Wisconsin hosts 100 Doctors event

On Thursday, September 5, 2019, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) hosted medical professionals, physicians and health educators from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) at a special reception at ... [Read More]

Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce ’20th Annual Men Who Cook’

On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce presented the "20th Annual Men Who Cook/ Dads Who Cook," held at McGovern Park Senior Center, 4500 W. Custer Ave. The event was ... [Read More]

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Editorials

The sun will rise

There has been much confusion in the USA over the past several weeks. The ... [Read More]

Where’s the love?

I once heard a lecturer named Bobby Hemmitt state, “Black people hate each ... [Read More]

My Accra adventure

For the first three weeks of July 2019 I was in Accra, Ghana. I was there ... [Read More]

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Christian Times

#BabySafetyMonth – Week 3

During National Baby Safety Month, we will be highlighting a few items that have ... [Read More]

#BabySafetyMonth – Week 2

When should you babyproof your home and what hazards should you look for? The ... [Read More]

#BabySafetyMonth – Week 1

September has been designated as the National Baby Safety Month. This month has ... [Read More]

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Personal Finance and Business

Meet the East Coast’s first black female comic book store owner

Ariell Johnson checks out a customer at the cash register as patrons browse her store's collection of comic books. The 33-year-old is the owner of Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse in Philadelphia. You ... [Read More]

Powers of attorney: The estate planning tools every adult should have

A Financial Power of Attorney and Health Care Power of Attorney are two very important estate planning documents. Without such powers in place, an individual is open to a guardianship action in the ... [Read More]

How payday loans work – biggest dangers and 14 better alternatives (final)

14. Borrow from your 401k Borrowing from your retirement plan is different from making a withdrawal. If you have $50,000 in your plan and you withdraw $5,000, your balance drops to $45,000. The ... [Read More]

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Education

HBCUs host Chicago Classic and college fair 2019

On Saturday September 14, 2019, the Chicago Classic and Historically Black ... [Read More]

Milwaukee Recreation hosts grand reopening event at Custer Playfield

Milwaukee Recreation's emphasis on equity across the city shone brightly once ... [Read More]

Sheriff Lucas helps students start the 2019-20 school year

Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas is pictured with a student on their first ... [Read More]

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Health and Fitness

Four safety tips for your newborn

For new moms and dads, bringing home a newborn baby is surely an exciting time! ... [Read More]

Men: Here are five ways stress affects your body

According to the Men’s Health Foundation, high stress, poor sleep and eating ... [Read More]

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network partners with Milwaukee Film to tackle health issues in diverse communities

Acclaimed films, engaging community forums and nationally-renowned guest ... [Read More]

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What’s Happening?

Operation Warm raises funds for winter coats through Hero’s Haul

Get your team ready! Groups of 10 people can test their muscles and pull a fire truck on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Join Milwaukee firefighters for the third annual Hero’s ... [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

China Lights September 13 - October 20 Tuesday thru Sunday 5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Boerner Botanical Gardens 9400 Boerner Dr. Hales Corners, WI 53130 China Lights: Treasures of China will have ... [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

Break-Through Praise Byron Cage & Dorinda Clark‑Cole Sunday, September 15 4 p.m. Doors • 5 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203 Pozitive Productions ... [Read More]

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Lifestyles

Your Fall home maintenance checklist

Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, ... [Read More]

5 Points Art Gallery & Studios “Discarded” exhibition opening on Sept. 6

Chicago artists make artistic treasures from common person’s trash in “Discarded” exhibition The 5 Points Art Gallery & Studios extends its visual representation of Chicago artists from its “This ... [Read More]

South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center presents ARTRAGEOUS

Interactive art and music experience opens Saturday, September 21, at 7:30 p.m. South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center is proud to present ARTRAGEOUS, an interactive art and music experience where ... [Read More]

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