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National and Local News

Zion Hill MBC honors their fathers with Father’s Day brunch

June 27, 2019

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, the women of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church (back row) hosted a special pre-Father’s Day Breakfast, for all the fathers in the church (front row). The event was hosted by Zion Hill pastor Rev. Dr. Russell B Williamson (top photo, center).

Crossing Jordan hosts ‘My Health Matters: Dancing For My Health’

June 27, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, Crossing Jordan Ministries along with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield presented “My Health Matters: Dancing For My Health,” at Crossing Jordan Ministries Church, 606 W. Concordia Ave. The theme for the event was “Working Towards My Future Health and Job Fair: Mind, Body & Soul.” The event featured booths about a… [Read More]

Milwaukee Bucks star required. Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP Award

June 27, 2019

During the 2013 NBA draft, analyst Fran Fraschilla introduced Giannis Antetokounmpo, a raw and relatively unknown 18-yearold from Greece, as the evening’s “most mysterious” prospect. Six years later, the Milwaukee Bucks forward earned a significantly more prestigious superlative: Most Valuable Player (MVP). The NBA announced Monday, June 24, 2019, that Antetokounmpo had claimed MVP honors… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

June 27, 2019

Summerfest 2019 June 26 – 30 & Jul 2-7, 2019 Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, WI Presented by American Family Insurance hosts over 800 bands and singers, plus food and family activities. General admission $23 Jill Scott Thursday, July 11 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. A… [Read More]

Rotary Club of Milwaukee hosts Dr. Eve Hall for Tuesday Speakers series

June 20, 2019

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Rotary Club of Milwaukee hosted their Tuesday Speaker series. This series brings in guest speakers to talk about different hot topics that affect our community. This past Tuesday, the guest speaker was the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) President and CEO Dr. Eve M. Hall, who talked about the work… [Read More]

African American Chamber of Commerce presents 2019 Breakfast of Champions

June 20, 2019

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AACCW) hosted its 4th Annual 2019 Breakfast of Champions at the Harley-Davidson Museum. More than 500 business and community leaders attended the annual recognition event. The theme for this year’s event was “Technology Forward,” which was chosen to turn the spotlight on… [Read More]

Cross Lutheran Church hosts ‘Annual MLK All-A-Thon’

June 20, 2019

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, Cross Lutheran Church hosted the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship 2019 All-A-Thon, which started at Cross Lutheran Church, 1821 N. 16 Street. An All-A-Thon lets participants walk, run, bike, skate or participate however they would like to raise money. This particular event helped raise money for the Dr. Martin… [Read More]

WNOV 860 AM hosts 2019 Community Resource Fair

June 20, 2019

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, WNOV 860 AM and 106.5 FM hosted a Community Resource Fair at Parklawn Assembly of God, 3725 N. Sherman Blvd. The event provided information on health, finance, employment, education and much more. WNOV also broadcasted live from the event.

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

June 20, 2019

Music Granville B.I.D. 3rd Annual Blues & Jazz Fest June 21 – 23, 2019 Fri. 5-10 p.m. Sat. Noon – 10 p.m. Sun. Noon – 10 p.m. The Granville Connection Lot-8633 W. Brown Deer Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53224 Featuring local and national Jazz and Blues acts over three days. Alexander Zonjic’s 6th Annual Shoreline Jazz… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League celebrates 34th Black and White Ball and 100th Anniversary

June 13, 2019

On Saturday, June 6, 2019, The Milwaukee Urban League hosted its 34th Annual Black & White Ball at The Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave. This year’s theme, “100 Years Empowering Communities, Changing Lives,” marked the 100th anniversary of the MUL. Started in 1985, the Black & White Ball’s goal is to promote diversity and… [Read More]