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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 Celebrates 51st Annual Juneteenth Day

June 23, 2022

On Sunday, June 19, 2022, the city of Milwaukee observed its 51st Juneteenth celebration. Milwaukee is home to one of the longest held Juneteenth Day celebrations in the United States. June 19, 2022 marked the 51st anniversary of the local event to commemorate Emancipation. When it first began in 1971, Milwaukee was one of the… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Times Wishes Everyone A Happy Juneteenth Day

June 16, 2022

The Milwaukee Times Wishes Everyone A Happy June 19 Juneteenth Freedom Day

Mayor Johnson visits Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy

June 9, 2022

On Friday, May 27, 2022, The Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy (MESA), 6600 W. Melvina Street, celebrated the school’s First All-School STEM Science Fair. As part of this STEM event Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson visited MESA to help celebrate the occasion and also honor school principal Janet Colvin. Principal Colvin received a Proclamation from the Common… [Read More]

‘Heal the Hood’ returns to infuse positive energy into the community

June 2, 2022

On Saturday, May 28, 2022, the 10th Annual Heal the Hood Block Party and Resource Fair took place on W. Wright St. between N. 1st St. and N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr. The event was free and open to the public. The Heal the Hood campaign strives to promote self-sustainability and non-violence. It… [Read More]

Rail Merger Would Weigh Heavily on Poor and Black Communities

June 1, 2022

By Hazel Trice Edney NEWS ANALYSIS (TriceEdneyWire.com) – People of color are no stranger to shouldering more than their fair share of the burdens of modern society. It’s historically been the case. And the last two years – marked by the devastating pandemic, social unrest, including the most recent massacre in Buffalo, N.Y. among other… [Read More]

Memorial Day – Honoring All Who Served

May 26, 2022

Remembering All Our Black Service Men and Women Who Have Served Our Country

Mount Pilgrim celebrates first gathering since start of COVID-19 pandemic

May 19, 2022

On Saturday, May 14 2022, Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church celebrated their first church gathering “It’s A Family Affair” Banquet at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. The program consisted of a welcome from Masters of Ceremonies Rev. Emmett and Sister Yelonda Nash, a fine dinner, praise dancing by Ayanna, family words of encouragement by Dr…. [Read More]

Our Daily Bread hosts Mother’s Day Grab-N-Go Event

May 12, 2022

Volunteers and members of the board for Our Daily Bread Community Outreach Center, Inc., distributed more than 50 Mother’s Day gift bags for pregnant ladies and mothers with children four years and younger at Ebenezer Ministry & Family Worship Center from 2-4 p.m., on Friday, May 6, 2022. The title of the event was “Pamper… [Read More]

“A Thank You Note For Mom”

May 5, 2022

“A Thank You Note for Mom” By Lang Leav You have told me all the things before I knew I needed to hear them To be unafraid Of all the things I use to fear Before I knew I shouldn’t fear them.