2021 victims of violence honored in annual candlelight vigil

January 13, 2022

On Thursday, December 30, 2021 MICAH, Pastors United, Northcott Neighborhood House and Ephesians Missionary Baptist Church closed out 2021 with their annual “Homicide Candlelight Vigil,” at Ephesians M.B.C., 2412 N. 6th St. The event honored the more than 200 homicide victims in Milwaukee this past year. Community and religious leaders took lit candles and took… [Read More]

MKE Fellows host special annual holiday luncheon

January 13, 2022

On Friday December 17, 2021, the MKE Fellows hosted a very special holiday luncheon at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) downtown campus, 1015 N. 6th Street. As part of the holiday luncheon attendees were able to meet students old and new, as well as community partners who support the program while enjoying some delicious food…. [Read More]

Salvation Army hosts 32nd Annual Christmas Family Feast

January 13, 2022

On Saturday, December 25, 2021, Christmas Day, the Salvation Army hosted its annual Christmas Family Feast at the Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. Normally the Salvation Army would be serving a sit-down meal, with singers, gifts and Santa. However, due to the pandemic, dinner was curbside pick-up only. Everyone that arrived received a to-go… [Read More]

Sidney Poitier, first Black actor to win best actor Academy Award, dies at 94

January 13, 2022

Sidney Poitier, who broke through racial barriers as the first Black winner of the best actor Oscar for his role in “Lilies of the Field,” and inspired a generation during the civil rights movement, has died at age 94, Bahamas Prime Minister Philip Davis said on Friday, January 7, 2022. “It is with great sadness… [Read More]

New York Times’ travel list recognizes Bronzeville’s achievements

January 13, 2022

The New York Times has released its annual list of 52 Places for Travelers to visit for 2022 and atop the list is Italy’s island town of Chioggia in the Venetian lagoon. At No. 52 is the Daintree Rainforest in Australia. But, look, nestled just below Monaco and just above Thaidene Nëné National Park Reseve… [Read More]

A New Year: Spiritual Journaling (part 2)

January 13, 2022

Journaling is a spiritual discipline where one writes down their prayer requests, answered prayers, thankfulness, joy, thoughts, notes, insights, daily struggles, spiritual victories, encounters with God, etc., whether during or after Bible Study or during personal devotional time. Many also journal when they are listening to a sermon and they experience a powerful “Aha” moment…. [Read More]

Maya Angelou becomes first Black woman to appear on US quarter as US Treasury begins distribution

January 13, 2022

A new US quarter featuring the late Maya Angelou went into circulation Monday, January 10, 2022, the US Mint announced, making the legendary poet and activist the first Black woman ever to appear on the coin. The Maya Angelou quarter is the first in the American Women Quarters Program, which will include coins featuring prominent… [Read More]

Our Daily Bread hosts Christmas toys giveaway

January 13, 2022

Volunteers at Our Daily Bread and Ascension Ebenezer Resources Center stood ready to assist with a Christmas Toy Giveaway on December 18, 2021. Approximately 220 children aged 10 and under received a Christmas gift, had the opportunity to stock up on food staples, were read stories and had their pictures taken courtesy of Our Daily… [Read More]

A true advocate for education and the future of our children! *Darrell Williams, Ph.D.* Your choice for the U.S. Senate!

January 13, 2022

Greetings educators and administrators, my name is Dr. Darrell Williams and I am running for the United States Senate. For more than 25 years, I have served our children as an educator, principal interim superintendent of schools.….and I was humbled to be selected as National Principal of the Year in 2013. In addition to my… [Read More]

Rest In Power: Those We Have Lost in 2021

January 13, 2022

Ray Alexander, Willie James Smith, Jr., Melvin Lewis, Barbara Munwon, Tina Matrix Conner, Donnie Ray Gray, Thomas E. DuPriest, Mollie Mae Love, Nomia Jean Anderson, Richard Williams III, Stella Fells, Robery Davis Sr., Herman Lee Williams, Meronica Roberson, Reginald Hines Jr.