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African American Breastfeeding Network celebrates 10th Anniversary

June 28, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, The African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN), along with 15 sponsoring organizations and more than 100 guests, joined together at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center, 3020 West Vliet St., to commemorate 10 years of service to the community. Formed in 2008, the organization was founded by concerned community residents due… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Brewers honor the life of Davey “Nellie” Nelson

June 28, 2018

On Saturday, June 23, 2018, The Milwaukee Brewers celebrated the life of the late Davey “Nellie” Nelson( inset), who passed away on April 22, 2018, by renaming the FOX Sports Wisconsin stage where Nelson reported pre- and post-game shows as “Nellie’s Corner” in his honor. A memorial plaque was placed at the stage to formally… [Read More]

Mount Zion Wings of Glory COGIC hosts ’17th Annual Men’s Day’

June 28, 2018

On Sunday, June 24, 2018, Mount Zion Wings of Glory Church of God in Christ hosted their “17th Annual Men’s Day Service: All Denomination Men in Black,” at their church located at 2630 N. 6th St. Among the men honored at the services were Min. Alonzo Washington, Min. Daron Cross, Sr.; Head Deacon Roosevelt Holly;… [Read More]

Despite the weather, Milwaukee celebrates Juneteenth Day

June 21, 2018

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Milwaukee celebrated its 47th Annual Juneteenth Day on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Despite a rainy and overcast day, thousands turned out to take part in the festivities which included a parade, vendors, music, food, and live performances. The Milwaukee celebration is put on by Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc.,… [Read More]

AACCW hosts 2018 Annual Breakfast of Champions

June 7, 2018

On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, The African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin hosted their 2018 Breakfast of Champions, at the Harley Davidson Museum – Chrome, 400 W. Canal Street. The breakfast is a major fundraising event aimed at bringing the Greater Milwaukee community together to support its mission and to honor a local business… [Read More]

WestCare Foundation Wisconsin introduces new Chief Operations Officer and Human Resource Director to the community

June 7, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, WestCare Foundation Wisconsin hosted a Soul Food Breakfast Meet and Greet for their newly appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer Craig Knierim; and new Human Resources Director Dave Murray at Grace Fellowship Church, 3879 North Port Washington Rd. The event was hosted by WestCare Foundation Wisconsin Regional V.P. Elizabeth M. Coggs… [Read More]

Dr. Roland A. Pattilo, MD receives honorary degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin commencement

June 7, 2018

On Friday, May 25, 2018, the Medical College of Wisconsin hosted its 2018 commencement ceremony at the Miller High Life Theatre, 500 West Kilbourn Ave. Besides the usual bestowing of degrees on the graduating class of seniors, The Medical College often bestows a number of honorary degrees to members of the community. Among the nine… [Read More]

Prince Hall Masons award scholarships to local teens

May 31, 2018

The Milwaukee chapter of the Prince Hall Masonic Foundation held their 33rd Annual Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at their lodge, 600 West Walnut Street. This year’s scholars include: William Walker, Isaiah Gordon, Jada Miller, Shanilah Frierson, Niya Jeter, Michaela Ward, Sylvester Campbell, Candace Nalls, Taylor Brown, Amina Mathews-Hinton, Jaylen Wright, Alyssa Norton,… [Read More]

Pastors United hosts 5th Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet

May 10, 2018

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Pastors United hosted their 5th Annual Dinner Gala and Awards Banquet at Abundant Faith Church of Integrity, 7830 West Good Hope Road. This year’s theme was “Year of the Woman: Our History is Our Strength.” The guest speaker was WNOV 860’s “The Mid-Week Flow” host Michelle Bryant. This year’s awards… [Read More]

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church hosts Women’s Fellowship Breakfast

May 3, 2018

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church hosted their annual Women’s Fellowship Breakfast at their church, 2345 N. 18th St. The attendees enjoyed devotional songs and scripture, breakfast and activities. The theme for the breakfast was, “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” The keynote speaker for the event was… [Read More]