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‘Beehive’ chronicles changing times through music

November 24, 2022

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times If you were alive and conscious during the decade of the 1960s, you may remember it as a time of relative innocence that built up to radically changing mores. For women, it was a time of coming out front, finding a social and political voice, and… [Read More]

Jingle and mingle this holiday season at the inaugural ‘Sparkle & Shine’ event

November 17, 2022

Jingle & mingle this holiday season! Join Milwaukee Recreation at our inaugural Sparkle & Shine event to enjoy holiday crafts, seasonal refreshments, and light snacks as you view our creatively decorated trees and visit with others. There will be additional exhibitions for Hanukkah and Kwanzaa as well. Each participant will receive five raffle tickets to… [Read More]

‘Black Nativity by Langston Hughes’ returns to kick off holiday season in Milwaukee

November 17, 2022

Black Arts MKE’s beloved holiday musical returns for its seventh year with its biggest and best production to date. Black Nativity by Langston Hughes runs one weekend only – December 8-11, 2022, at the Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, Marcus Center. Set in Milwaukee rather than Bethlehem, this joyous and hopeful re-telling of Hughes’ original… [Read More]

AARP to kick off Pedestrian Safety Month by inviting public to 2 free events with renowned innovator, author Oct. 5-6

September 29, 2022

At some point in the day, everyone is a pedestrian. Unfortunately, pedestrian injuries and fatalities remain high. In 2020, 6,516 pedestrians were killed, and an estimated 55,000 pedestrians were injured nationwide, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In an effort to reduce these numbers and kickoff the start of Pedestrian Safety Month in… [Read More]

MKE Fellowship Youth Open 2022

August 18, 2022

On Friday, August 12, 2022, at Currie Park Golf Course the MKE Fellowship Youth Open was held for youth 14 to 18 years old. They also sponsored a golf clinic lead by “We Black, We Golf,” First Tee, Kappa League, and the PGA.

Africans on the Move celebrates ’33rd Annual GarveyFest’

August 4, 2022

All are invited to enjoy and to participate in the 33rd GarveyFest Celebration. This year our GarveyFest celebration will be presented both virtually and in-person. The Celebration is being sponsored by Africans on the Move and the Pan-African Revolutionary Socialist Party. This year’s focus is “The African World is on Fire!” It is free and… [Read More]

Washington family celebrates reunion in Milwaukee

July 28, 2022

The Washington family came together in the great city of Milwaukee, WI, July 22-24, for its 2022 family reunion. Matriarchs and patriarchs of this city include Buddy, Herman and Mildred Washington, Rosetta W. Hollins and George Washington, Sr., the last living of eleven siblings born to Thomas and Essie Washington. Special thanks to the cities… [Read More]

Happy 80th Birthday Anita Jackson

July 14, 2022

Anita Jackson celebrated her 80th birthday on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the Hadley Terrace Apartments, 3515 W. Hadley St. Anita had five generations of family present at her special birthday party. She was born and raised in Milwaukee and spent more than 30 years taking care of foster children and running a home-based day… [Read More]

Highlighting Milwaukee’s High School Graduates – Jayleen Mays

July 7, 2022

Once a week until the end of August, The Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper will HIGHLIGHT high school graduates from different high schools in the Milwaukee area. The 2022 high school graduates are encouraged to submit a photo, where he/she graduated, and plans after graduation. One name from those names submitted each week will be pulled… [Read More]

Happy Juneteenth from Governor Tony Evers

June 16, 2022

Doing the Right Thing for Wisconsin Learn more at www.tonyevers.com