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A Litany of Love for Womanhood

May 6, 2021

We believe in the goodness and value of women; Our strength and sanity, our willingness to weep; Our capacity to support each other, Instead of being rivals; Our ability to cope with children’s demands and the burdens of life; Our willingness and ability to get on with the job; Our spirituality and our earthiness, flowing… [Read More]

What Does Momma Mean To Me?

May 6, 2021

She wears several different hats and stands tall. For all she has done, we should make everyday Mother’s Day. Thank you Momma. – Leslie Rogers To me, Momma means Life, Support, Nurturing Discipline, Protection, Correction, Tolerance, and Motivation…”A Mother’s Love” compares to no other. – Keyon Jackson-Malone Momma Means To Me My Everything, Unconditional Love,… [Read More]

Educational Philosophy: An Opinion Article

April 29, 2021

Lynda Jackson Conyers, Publisher, a mother of two college graduates It is my belief that the only means of educating a nation is through a systematic process that will allow all children to be given an opportunity to become productive citizens. That process is “public education.” Public education is the driving force behind the development… [Read More]

Not another one

April 29, 2021

The shooting in Columbus, OH of an African American teen has once again put African American people on alert. Ma’Khia Bryant was shot by a police officer during an altercation with another woman. Of course there was a lot of debate about whether the shooting was justified. In reality, justified or not, Bryant is dead… [Read More]

How COVID-19 has affected my world: A youth perspective

April 22, 2021

By La’Morianna Robertson-Holland March 13, 2021 has marked one year since the world had been flipped upside down. What came with it wasn’t just a global freak-out; it was also a field day for the media. The world had so many opinions from this time. Many thought 2020 was cursed. I feel they had valid… [Read More]

Burnt toast

April 1, 2021

Another day, another insult to African American people from a white person. The American philosophy seems to have an unwritten rule: “Insult African Americans as much as possible.” The latest Caucasian to throw insults at African Americans is Rob Lederman, who is Jewish. Lederman compared African American women’s skin tones to toast settings. Of course… [Read More]

Memories of the Black Excellence Awards

March 11, 2021

A Message from Lynda Jackson-Conyers

Now More Then Ever, We Need You As Part of the Milwaukee Branch NAACP

March 11, 2021

Education has always been important to newly elected Milwaukee NAACP President Clarence P. Nicholas. After growing up in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the urging of his high school English teacher, Nicholas attended and graduated from Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, OH, the nation’s oldest private school that became a historically black university owned and operated by African… [Read More]

Success

March 4, 2021

The measuring stick for success in sports is how many victories a team or individual achieves. In business the measuring stick for success is how much money and assets are made or acquired. In life the measuring stick for success depends upon who you ask. In the African American community there is plenty of success;… [Read More]

Now More Then Ever, We Need You As Part of the Milwaukee Branch NAACP

February 25, 2021

Education has always been important to newly elected Milwaukee NAACP President Clarence P. Nicholas. After growing up in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the urging of his high school English teacher, Nicholas attended and graduated from Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, OH, the nation’s oldest private school that became a historically black university owned and operated by African… [Read More]