Annual Black Excellence Awards Archives

Presenting the 2023 Black Excellence Award winners and Louvenia Johnson Scholarship recipients

March 16, 2023

On Friday, February 24, 2023, The Black Excellence/Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Foundation (BLE/LJSF) hosted the 38th Annual Black Excellence Awards at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 333 W. Kilbourn Ave. Founded in 1986 by Milwaukee Times co-founders the late Nathan Conyers, the late Louvenia Johnson and the late Luther Golden, the event held each February for Black… [Read More]

Black Excellence Awards 2022 honors front line workers and 12 outstanding students

April 28, 2022

The 37th Annual Black Excellence Awards Program was held on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Brown Deer. Twelve high school seniors were awarded scholarships from the Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Foundation. The students were also presented laptops from Dr. Eve Hall of the Greater Milwaukee Urban League (GMUL). Dr. Hall… [Read More]

Memories of the Black Excellence Awards

March 11, 2021

A Message from Lynda Jackson-Conyers

The Milwaukee Times hosts the 35th Annual Black Excellence Awards

March 5, 2020

Milwaukee Times announces 2020 Black Excellence keynote speaker Kimberly Godwin

August 22, 2019

The Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper is proud to announce the keynote speaker for the 2020 Black Excellence Awards, CBSNews Executive Vice President Kimberly Godwin. Godwin has top editorial oversight of news gathering around the world, including the national desks, foreign desks and bureaus. She also served as their executive director for development and diversity and… [Read More]

Highlights from the 34th Annual Black Excellence Awards

February 21, 2019

2019 Black Excellence Awards Nominees: Saluting The Best In Our Community 2019 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Recipients Keynote Speaker Steven Weddle Photos By Yvonne Kemp Congratulations to all Honorees and Scholarship Winners!

34th Annual Black Excellence Awards

February 14, 2019

Awards Categories: Special Honorees: Milwaukee’s Urban Entrepreneurs, Arts, Community Leadership, Corporate Trailblazers, Education, Extraordinary Achievement, Health, Law, Media, Music, Public Service, Religion, Social Service, Volunteerism. Keynote Speaker: Steven Weddle Click here to view detailed information about award recipients

Milwaukee Times Digital Edition Issue February 14, 2019 – Black Excellence Awards

February 14, 2019

The 2019 Black Excellence Awards committee is please to announce their 2019 keynote speaker, Steven Weddle

July 26, 2018

The 34th Annual Black Excellence Awards committee is proud to announce Steven Weddle as its 2019 keynote speaker. Weddle, is managing director, and the head of the NAI East Team in the Asset Management Division for J.P. Morgan. He is also a member of the North America Institutional Management Committee. An employee since 2007, Steven… [Read More]

33rd Annual Black Excellence Awards

March 2, 2018