Lifestyles Archives

Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream lives in acts of justice big and small

January 23, 2020

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., had to have known as he delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech 57 years ago that the moment would change a nation. After the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, King stood before a sea of 250,000 people gathered Aug. 28, 1963, below the… [Read More]

Three important lessons we can learn from Dr. King’s legacy

January 23, 2020

Exactly 91 years ago to the day, a child was born in Atlanta, Georgia named Michael King, Jr. who would change the world. His father would eventually change his name in honor of the German leader of the Protestant Reformation, and it was by that name – Martin Luther King, Jr. – that the world… [Read More]

The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 23, 2020

By The Late Coretta Scott King Special to the Milwaukee Times Reprint from 1985, during the passage of the King Holiday bill by the U.S. Senate. We have set in motion a great celebration of freedom and justice, in honor of America’s hero and patriot, Martin Luther King, Jr. When Martin began his career, the… [Read More]

‘I Have A Dream’ – address at The March on Washington, D.C. on August 28, 1963

January 16, 2020

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope… [Read More]

You got a new phone for Christmas: What to do with your old phone?

January 2, 2020

If Santa left a new iPhone or Android smartphone under the tree, what do you do with your old smartphone? It’s a perennial question each holiday season, but the answer doesn’t have to be “sell it” or “dump it in a drawer”. Instead, there are plenty of useful things a smartphone can be turned into,… [Read More]

Foster care Q&A with Foundations Health & Wholeness

November 14, 2019

We asked, they answered! Foundations Health & Wholeness interviewed several of our licensed foster parents in the Greater Milwaukee Area to help shed some light on commonly asked questions/thoughts regarding foster care. Please read this, and know we value your questions and will always provide honest answers to help you make the best choice for… [Read More]

“The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me” by Keah Brown

November 14, 2019

It’s what’s inside that counts. There’s a sentiment you’ve heard since you were a small child: don’t judge someone by their outward appearances. Look at their mind, see their heart, know who they are before you decide how you’ll act. As in the new book The Pretty One by Keah Brown, look past what they… [Read More]

Transitions: Men of Tomorrow welcomes new executive director and fresh new direction

October 31, 2019

In August 2019, Milwaukee native Jason Gordon became the new Executive director of Transitions: Men of Tomorrow and he has big plans for the organization, promising new leadership and new classes, the first of which is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at St. Mark AME Church, 1616 West Atkinson… [Read More]

“The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table” by Minda Harts

October 10, 2019

Your seat is down there, right at the end. You know, though, it’s not close enough to where you want to be. You need to be where decisions are made and careers are launched. No, your place at the table is close to the head and with The Memo by Minda Harts you’ll see how… [Read More]

Autumn safety tips for seniors

September 26, 2019

As the air turns cooler and leaves drop from the trees, keeping in mind fall season safety tips help keep you and your family protected from seasonal dangers. Home heating • Make sure your home heating system is in good working order. • Have a professional evaluate the system and address any potential problems. •… [Read More]