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Outreach Community Health Centers host award presentation for Governor Tony Evers and State Senator Lena C. Taylor

September 9, 2021

On August 31, 2021, Outreach Community Health Centers (OCHC) hosted an award presentation for Governor Evers and Senator Taylor at their clinic at 210 W. Capitol Drive. The State Champion Award was in recognition of their support and advocacy to increase investment for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), and their commitment to advance access to… [Read More]

A. Philip Randolph Institute commemorates the March on Washington 58 years later

September 2, 2021

On August 28, 2021, A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI)-Milwaukee Chapter hosted a commemoration of the March on Washington in the city of Milwaukee. The march started with a rally at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., statue on King Drive and ended at Zeidler Union Square downtown. The rally included guest speakers APRI President Larry… [Read More]

Gov. Tony Evers announces first COVID-19 vaccine incentives

August 26, 2021

The governor said any Wisconsin resident who gets their first dose of the vaccine by Labor Day will receive $100. Gov. Tony Evers announced Wisconsin’s first COVID-19 vaccine incentive program. He made the announcement at an event Monday, August 23, 2021 in Oshkosh. “As our kids start returning back to school, and with the delta… [Read More]

‘Well Mommy and Baby’ event celebrates ‘Bronzeville Week’ and ‘National Breastfeeding Awareness Month’

August 12, 2021

On Saturday, August 7, 2021, the African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN) hosted the “Well Mommy and Baby Care Package Drive-Up,” at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 2207 N. 2nd St. The drive-up event celebrated not only “Bronzeville Week” but also “National Breastfeeding Awareness Month.” Expectant and new mothers drove up to receive care packages that would… [Read More]

Library at Dr. George Washington Carver Academy renamed for former educator

August 5, 2021

On Friday, July 27, 2021, at the home of Joyce A. Hall a private ceremony was held in honor of the renaming of the Dr. George Washington Carver Academy library, to the Joyce A. Hall Library. For more than 36 years Joyce was a full-time reading teacher at Carver, then called Henry L. Palmer School…. [Read More]

Milwaukee celebrates a Milestone Bucks Victory

July 29, 2021

Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday, July 22, 2021, to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate the city’s first NBA championship in half a century. Six police officers on horseback clopped past cheering fans at the head of a procession that included a hook-and-ladder fire truck… [Read More]

BUCKS WIN IN SIX!: First Title Win Since 1971

July 22, 2021

On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, the Milwaukee Bucks beat a fifty-year slump and won the NBA Championship title in an amazing sixth game. Among the highlights Giannis Antetokounmpo ended the game with 50 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots as the Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 105-98 to win the series 4-2 at the… [Read More]

First African American to win the National Spelling Bee gets offer of full LSU scholarship

July 15, 2021

Zaila Avant-garde, the teenager who this week became the first African American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, has earned yet another honor: an offer of a full scholarship to Louisiana State University. “Your academic performance reflected scholarship first! You modeled intellectual excellence,” LSU President William F. Tate IV tweeted. “@LSU_Honors awaits. I write… [Read More]

Milwaukee Bucks win ECF, head to NBA Finals for first time in 47 years

July 8, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks are playing in an NBA Final for the first time in 47 years! To get there they defeated the Atlanta Hawks 4-2 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals series. Despite not having star Giannis Antetokounmpo for the last two games due to a hyperextended left knee, the Milwaukee Bucks were able to… [Read More]

The Fourth of July is a Black American holiday

July 1, 2021

Black Americans have long used the holiday to crusade for equality By Jonathan Lande Since the very beginning, black Americans have used the national celebration of the country‚Äôs independence on July 4 to remind white Americans that they too deserved freedom and that their lives also mattered. Celebrating this tradition of black protest is essential… [Read More]