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Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 3)

March 19, 2020

Each March, Women’s History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com select a list of 20 female innovators and leaders who are making history and setting records. From entertainers to philanthropists, here are black women who will change the… [Read More]

Transforming neighborhoods where we work, live and play

March 19, 2020

As Wisconsin’s largest community foundation, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is a catalyst for positive change in Milwaukee through the generosity of its donors and strength of its community partnerships. Hand in hand with the community, the Foundation has driven investment and impact in education, youth engagement, and economic development to support people where they work,… [Read More]

Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 2)

March 12, 2020

Each March, Women’s History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com select a list of 20 female innovators and leaders who are making history and setting records. From entertainers to philanthropists, here are black women who will change the… [Read More]

Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 1)

March 5, 2020

Each March, Women’s History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com select a list of 20 female innovators and leaders who are making history and setting records. From entertainers to philanthropists, here are black women who will change the… [Read More]

Spotlight on Michelle Obama

February 20, 2020

Over the years there has been few women of color who have caught the attention of the American public quite like our former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. Unlike previous First Ladies who were mostly seen on the arm of the President during state affairs, Mrs. Obama used her unique position to… [Read More]

Ron Husband: The Story of Disney’s First Black Animator

February 20, 2020

By William Gooden Who was the first African American Disney animator? Most Disney geeks, like myself, will answer “Floyd Norman” and until a few weeks ago, I would have said the same thing. However, I am wrong (and you probably are, too). While Floyd Norman did work for Disney animation, he was never technically an… [Read More]

Audition notice for Love & Southern D!Scomfort

February 13, 2020

Black Arts MKE in association with Patton Daye Slater Productions presents LOVE & SOUTHERN D!SCOMFORT by Monica L. Patton and Bobby Daye. We’re seeking strong local actors, dancers and singers – especially seeking mature character actors for the featured roles. Performers must be available for all rehearsal and performance dates. LOVE & SOUTHERN D!SCOMFORT will… [Read More]

Disney’s The Lion King opens

February 13, 2020

Performances began on February 5, 2020 and play for four weeks at the Marcus Performing Arts Center through March 1, 2020 Disney’s The Lion King will leap onto the Marcus Performing Arts Center stage Wednesday, February 5, 2020 for a four-week engagement through March 1, 2020. The Lion King is part of the Johnson Financial… [Read More]

Howard University receives Walters gift of art and endowed chair announcement

February 6, 2020

Internationally renowned scholar and activist Ronald W. Walters, Ph.D., was recognized as a leading political strategist and expert on issues affecting the African diaspora. A dedicated leader, Walters served as a professor in Howard University’s Department of Political Science for 25 years and was department chair for nearly a decade. In honor of Walters’ legacy,… [Read More]

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]