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Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church Celebrates Black History Month

March 4, 2021

On Sunday, February 28, 2021, Mount Ephraim Baptist Church hosted their “Annual Black History Recognition Program,” at their church at 4057 N. Mayfair Rd. Each year in February, Mt. Ephraim honors local community leaders who have strived to make Milwaukee a better place. The event is coordinated by Will Moore. Pictured at the community recognition… [Read More]

Milwaukee County’s Office on African American Affairs celebrates Black History Month

January 21, 2021

The Office on African American Affairs (OAAA) serves to support Milwaukee County and empower the community to make the County’s vision ‘by achieving racial equity, Milwaukee is the healthiest county in Wisconsin’ a reality. Since our inception OAAA has been a key partner in helping County leaders confront racial disparities and inequity. This set the… [Read More]

Sculpture Milwaukee’s downtown exhibition focuses on cultural issues

January 21, 2021

If you’re walking in downtown Milwaukee, you’ll see some of the country’s finest artworks that resonate with the cultural issues before us today. The fourth edition of Sculpture Milwaukee’s annual free exhibition stretches from downtown Wisconsin Avenue into the Historic Third Ward, with 19 works featured, according to a release from the organization. A prominent… [Read More]

Celebrating A Legacy

January 14, 2021

In Milwaukee County we are taking an all-hands approach to realizing our vision that by achieving racial equity, Milwaukee is the healthiest county in Wisconsin. We believe this vision will be achieved when race no longer predicts health and other quality of life outcomes and when outcomes for everyone improve. As a government, we acknowledge… [Read More]

Twins, 21, among Milwaukee Fire Department graduating class

January 7, 2021

Wednesday, December 23, 2020, marked a big day for the next class of dedicated Milwaukee firefighters. The department’s academy graduated 43 new men and women into their ranks. That graduation class included twin brothers who are excited to join one another. “As the father of twins, do you want to just come up together?” asked… [Read More]

Foundations for Freedom, Inc., hosts ‘Strength for My Sisters-Boots Edition’

January 7, 2021

On Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 32nd and Lisbon Avenue, Foundations for Freedom, Inc., hosted ” Strength For My Sisters Boots Edition.” Starting with more than 300 and after donations of 15 more bags of coats, more than 600 coats, sweaters and boots were given away. After seeing two women this summer with no shoes… [Read More]

Thank You For Helping Us Feed 250 Families!

December 31, 2020

Thank You to all our volunteers… …And our event sponsors… —For helping us feed 250 families!

Edward Simmons celebrates 101st birthday

December 17, 2020

Long-time Milwaukee resident Edward Simmons, shown here with his son-in-law  (top photo), will celebrate his 101st birthday on December 19, 2020. Simmons moved to Milwaukee from Arkansas in the 1940s when he was a young man in his 20s. He worked for the American Motors Corporation for about 20 years before founding his own home… [Read More]

Holiday Food and Covid-19 Safety Kit Giveaway on December 19

December 10, 2020

African American Women’s Center December 19th, 2020 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Milwaukee Health Services Inc Holiday Dinner Giveaway on December 18

December 10, 2020

Isaac Coggs Heritage Health Center Friday December 18, 2020 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. While Supplies Last