GMUL awards laptops to 40 students and 10 scholarships

June 30, 2022

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, The Greater Milwaukee Urban League (GMUL) and Kohler Co., teamed up to present 40 local high school graduates laptops as part of the ” The Greater Milwaukee Urban League Annual Laptop Awards Ceremony,” at the Milwaukee County Zoo Peck Pavilion. GMUL President and CEO Dr. Eve M. Hall and other… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers celebrate the legacy of Hank Aaron

June 30, 2022

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the Milwaukee Brewers honored former team member and baseball legend “Hammerin’” Hank Aaron during their game against the Atlanta Braves at American Family Field. As part of the festivities various tributes about Hank Aaron’s contributions to the game of baseball as well as his philanthropic work were presented throughout the… [Read More]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity hosts annual “Kappa Kook Out”

June 30, 2022

On Saturday, June 25, 2022, The Milwaukee Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity held its annual “Kappa Kook Out” in McGovern Park area 4 which was well attended by the Divine 9 and citizens from the Milwaukee area. Special guests who stopped by to partake in great food and conversation included Police Chief Jeffrey… [Read More]

New radio station receives commendation for launch and business expo

June 30, 2022

Mayor Cavalier Johnson (center) provided a commendation from the City of Milwaukee to Dennis Walton (left) and Saryea Murchison, the owners of Higher Dimension Online Radio, for their dedication to their mission and their outstanding potential in the Milwaukee community at a Radio Launch and Business Expo held Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Destiny Youth… [Read More]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter, and Black Arts MKE present ‘I AM. Master Class Dance Camp’

June 30, 2022

On June 24, 2022, nine Milwaukee-area students completed the I AM. Master Class Dance Camp and received Certificates of Achievement. The dance camp was a 5-day immersive dance experience for middle and high school students interested in careers in dance. I AM. Master Class gave local youth exposure to instructor James Gilmer, an accomplished black… [Read More]

The greatest joys of fatherhood (conclusion)

June 30, 2022

Many fathers face barriers that limit their ability to provide for and nurture their families. As stakeholders invested in fathers, families, and communities, we must understand the circumstances and needs of all fathers and ensure that program services are inclusive and designed to meet their diverse needs. This is particularly important in serving low-income fathers… [Read More]

Truth and trust on trial

June 30, 2022

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times As a nation and as a society, we in the United States of America like to think of ourselves and by extension, those we choose as leaders and representatives, as honest and reliable in all dealings. Upon engaging in public service, a military commitment or giving… [Read More]

Juneteenth Day—more than food, family and fun

June 30, 2022

Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor Emerita UWM – College of Nursing Milwaukee has the distinct honor of having one of the oldest and largest Juneteenth Day celebrations in the country. And, with COVID-19 mandates eased, this family reunion-style day of food, fun, laughter, and camaraderie attracted more than 40,000 to this year’s Juneteenth… [Read More]

Join our team–MPS is hiring teachers and school staff for Fall 2022

June 30, 2022

Become part of the Milwaukee Public Schools family! MPS is hiring for Fall 2022. Do you want to make a difference for Milwaukee students by providing an exceptional education or supporting schools? MPS is seeking motivated teachers, paraprofessionals to support teachers, building operations and maintenance staff, and kitchen and cafeteria staff. MPS will host hiring… [Read More]

This Week In Black History

June 30, 2022

June 30, 1921 – Charles S. Gilping awarded Spingarn Medal for his performance in Eugene O’Neill’s Emperor Jones. July 1, 1889 – Frederick Douglass named U.S. Minister to Haiti. July 2, 1872 – Elijah McCoy patents his first self-lubricating locomotive engine. The quality of his inventions helped coin the phrase “The Real McCoy”. July 3,… [Read More]