Lifestyles Archives

This Week In Black History

January 13, 2022

January 13, 1990 L. Douglas Wilder becomes first African American U.S. governor (Virginia) since Reconstruction. January 13, 1913 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated becomes the 2nd Black Greek Letter Organization. January 14, 1975 William T. Coleman named U.S. Scretary of Transportation. January 15, 1908 Alpha Kappa Alpha, first African American sorority, is founded at Howard… [Read More]

Bufallo Soldier’s 5 Ingredient Brown Rice

January 6, 2022

Super easy and flavorful is the best way to describe this brown rice, corn, black bean, and salsa wonder dish; that can be on the table in just 25 minutes. Perfect for busy weeknights, casual Saturdays, or Football treats any day. Whether stand alone or a side dish, Southwestern 5 Ingredient Brown Rice will repay… [Read More]

This Week In Black History

January 6, 2022

January 6, 1831 The World Anti-Slavery Convention opens in London. January 7, 1890 William B. Purvis patents fountain pen. January 8, 1811 Charles Deslandes leads slave revolt in Louisiana. January 9, 1866  Fisk University is founded in Nashville. January 10, 1864 George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist, born. January 11, 1985 Reuben V. Anderson, first African… [Read More]

This Week In Black History

December 30, 2021

December 30, 1842 Congressman Josiah Walls born. December 31, 1930 Odetta, blues and folk singer, born. January 1, 1863 President Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation January 2, 1965 Martin Luther King, Jr. calls for non-violent protests if Alabama Blacks are not allowed to register and vote. January 3, 1624 William Tucker first African American child… [Read More]

This Week In Black History

December 23, 2021

December 23, 1869 Madam C.J. Walker, businesswoman and first African American woman millionaire, born. December 24, 1832 Charter granted to the Georgia Infirmary, the first Black hospital. December 25, 1760 Jupiter Hammon becomes first published Black poet with his poem, “An Evening Thought”. December 26, 1894 Jean Toomer, author of Cane, born. December 27, 1862… [Read More]

Local author releases first book

December 2, 2021

Samantha Wilson (left) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin has published her first novel, The Girl Who Was Abused, based on a true story. Ms. Wilson’s father, Roderick Wilson (right), who is a retired accounting instructor at MATC, is a loving supporter of his daughter’s work. The book is launching in March 2022; for more information about the… [Read More]

Preparing your senior loved one for the autumn season

October 28, 2021

The autumnal equinox began on September 22, 2021. At the start of the fall season, the sun rises later and nightfall arrives sooner. Plenty of environmental changes occur, making it necessary to make adjustments and prepare a senior loved one for the cooler season. 1. Rake the leaves Crimson autumn leaves are a breathtaking sight…. [Read More]

The commanders: Admirals and generals in the United States military

October 21, 2021

On October 25, 1940, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., was appointed Brigadier General in the United States Army by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, becoming the first African American general in the history of the United States Military. Since then nearly 400 other African American women and men have been appointed to that rank. The highest rank… [Read More]

“Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence” by Anita Hill

October 14, 2021

c.2021, Viking $30.00 / $40.00 Canada 352 pages The grab was savage. You yelped because you weren’t expecting it. Because it shouldn’t have happened. It was rough enough to leave marks on your skin, little round marks like fingertips; for sure, it left marks on your self-confidence but complain, and it’ll all be denied. You… [Read More]

MKE Fellows host 2021 Beyond the Green

October 7, 2021

On Monday, September 20, 2021 the MKE Fellows invited several youth organizations to attend this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity providing Milwaukee area youngsters access to an international stage. The PGA Reach invited MKE Fellows to participate in their Beyond the Green career development event at Whistling Straits Golf Course during the 43rd Ryder Cup Tournament. Other organizations… [Read More]