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Black men’s health—taking care of business

March 11, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing New York Times editor Brent Staples reports that newspapers celebrating unsung Black heroes were for many years “religiously passed from home to home and read aloud in barbershops.” Today, barbershop owners are using their businesses as venues to raise awareness about chronic diseases… [Read More]

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity helps get voters registered for 2020 Presidential Election

October 1, 2020

On Saturday, September 26, 2020, the men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., set up at Gee’s Clippers, 2200 N. Dr. M.L.King, Jr., Dr., to register voters for the 2020 Presidential Election. The Kappas, along with other voter registration volunteer organizations, will be all over the city getting people registered to vote, prior to the… [Read More]

Despite challenges, King Drive looks to have a bright future

August 13, 2020

While many businesses continue to struggle due to the coronavirus pandemic, Deshea Agee, Executive Director of the Historic King Drive Business Improvement District (BID) #8, is using his unique skillsets to help ensure that businesses in his district not only survive the pandemic, but thrive. Agee, who has headed the King Drive BID for more… [Read More]

Gee’s Clippers and Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield launch free clinic to support men’s health in Milwaukee

March 12, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Gee’s Clippers and Anthem Blue Cross BlueShield joined with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Gee’s Clippers owner Gaulien “Gee” Smith (at podium) for the grand-opening of Gee’s Milwaukee Wellness Clinic, located in Gee’s Clippers, 2220 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The clinic will be available to customers every… [Read More]