Lynda Jackson Conyers Archives

Milwaukee Press Club celebrates 134th Anniversary with ‘Meet the Media’ event

December 13, 2019

On Thursday, December 5, 2019, the Milwaukee Press Club celebrated its 134th Anniversary with a “Meet the Media” event the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells St. As part of the event celebrity bartenders were on hand to serve the thirsty patrons of the event, each working 15 minute shifts. Among them were (from left) TMJ4’s… [Read More]

Book honoring great women of color: Condoleezza Rice

March 21, 2019

I have the honor to introduce to our readers a woman who have left an indelible mark on the world . She was bold, smart, posed and remarkable. Condoleezza Rice. She is the first African American woman to hold the post of Secretary of State. She was the first woman to hold the post after… [Read More]

Celebrating Black women writers: Toni Morrison

March 14, 2019

As we continue to feature African American female writers, this week we showcase Toni Morrison. Morrison is one of most beloved female writers in American history. She has exceptional creative energy for examining the life of African American women and the black experience. I have a few of her books in my home library. Here… [Read More]

Celebrating Black women writers: J. California Cooper

March 7, 2019

The first African American female writer featured this month is J. California Cooper. Ms. Cooper was honored as Black Playwright of the Year and has received the America Book Award, the James Baldwin Writing Award and the Literary Lion Award from the American Library Association. Ms. Cooper passed on September 26, 2014. I have a… [Read More]

Books to build your personal library of inspiration

February 14, 2019

The President’s Bookshelf By Lynda Jackson Conyers For years, Nathan Conyers compiled lists of books which inspired him as a writer; that presented thoughts and experiences with which he believed everyone could identify with; and thereby gain insight, strength, and guidance. He thought that everyone should have their own library of spiritual, inspirational, and self-help… [Read More]

Rev. Dr. Fredrick and First Lady Marian Jones celebrate 4 year anniversary

November 15, 2018

On Sunday, November 11, 2018, Canaan Baptist Church hosted the 4th Year Anniversary Celebration for their Pastor Rev. Dr. Fredrick Jones and First Lady Marian Jones (left photo) at the church, 2975 N. 11th Street. The Joneses were joined by their church family in a celebration which included tributes from many officials, business leader, church… [Read More]

Milwaukee Times receives honor as part of ‘Bronzeville Week’

August 16, 2018

Lynda Jackson Conyers, publisher of The Milwaukee Times, received a Historic King Drive BID No. 8 “Innovative Enterprise Award” during a Bronzeville Cultural and Arts Festival- sponsored business breakfast titled “Attracting Business to Bronzeville” at the Skybox Sports Bar & Grill on August 7, 2018. In connection with strategic planning conducted in 2011, the Historic… [Read More]