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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]

The AKA’s celebrate ‘A Day at the Derby’

May 19, 2022

The women of the Diamond Jubilee Pearls Foundation, Inc. of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.®, Upsilon Mu Omega Chapter hosted their 4th annual AKA Day at the Derby. Held on May 7, 2022, at the Silver Spring Golf and Banquet Center located in Menomonee Falls, WI, the guests displayed their flower dresses, fancy fascinators, and… [Read More]

Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy hosts first annual ‘Brain Game’

May 19, 2022

On Friday, May 6, 2022, Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Academy (MESA) hosted the school’s first annual “Brain Game.” The Brain Game is a compendium of scientific information learned during the current school year. Participants were assisted by the vehicle of critical thinking, and introspection of their own personal intellect that they bring to the table as… [Read More]

Buffalo mass shooter’s alleged manifesto leaves no doubt attack was white supremacist terrorism

May 19, 2022

The U.S. Justice Department is investigating a mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket on Saturday, May 14, 2022 as a hate crime and an act of racially motivated violent extremism. The gunman was identified during his arraignment as Payton S. Gendron of Conklin, NY. That name that matches the name given in a 180-page manifesto… [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]

Milwaukeeans gather to protest SCOTUS opinion on Roe v. Wade

May 12, 2022

On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, protesters gathered in downtown Milwaukee to demonstrate against the United States Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the groundbreaking case that made abortion legal in the United States nearly 50 years ago. Marchers from all walks of life, male and female gathered in Red Arrow Park to voice… [Read More]

Center For Teaching Entrepreneurship celebrates 30th anniversary

May 12, 2022

On Saturday, April 30, 2022 the Center for Teaching Entrepreneurship (CTE) celebrated their 30th Anniversary at the Hilton Garden Inn. The CTE board president Douglas D. Kelly presented the board with a proclamation from the Governor’s office and Milwaukee County. CTE’s mission is to research, develop, implement and advocate for programs serving young people ages… [Read More]

Karine Jean-Pierre to become White House press secretary, the first black and openly LGBTQ person in the role

May 12, 2022

Karine Jean-Pierre will become the new White House press secretary when Jen Psaki departs the role later this month, President Joe Biden announced in a statement Thursday, May 5, 2022 becoming the first black and openly LGBTQ person to hold the position. Jean-Pierre currently serves as the White House’s principal deputy press secretary. “Karine not… [Read More]

Black Public Media awards $225,000 to creatives in film and immersive technology at The Annual PitchBLACK Forum

May 12, 2022

Black Public Media (BPM) has awarded a total of $225,000 in funding to three creative teams who competed at its PitchBLACK Forum, which took place Tuesday, April 26 and Wednesday., April 27, 2022. The annual forum, which is the largest pitching competition for black independent filmmakers and creative technologists in the United States, is designed… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Times Has Moved to 2238 N. Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr. – New Location, Same Great Service!

May 12, 2022

Come By and See Us, Our New Address Is: 2238 North Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Milwaukee, WI 53212