Lynda Jackson Conyers Archives

Milwaukee Press Club celebrates its 136th anniversary with celebrity bartenders

December 9, 2021

On Thursday, December 2, 2021, The Milwaukee Press Club hosted its annual ‘Meet the Media’ event at the Newsroom Pub, 137 E. Wells Street. The annual event lets members of the public meet and share ideas and comments with members of the press. This year to celebrate the 136th anniversary of the Milwaukee Press Club… [Read More]

MATC announces new board members to their 212/Fast Fund

October 28, 2021

The Local 212 MATC FAST FUND recently appointed to its Board of Directors DAAR Engineering Inc. Chairman and CEO Abdulhamid Ali; Milwaukee Area Technical College student Nicole Christian; Milwaukee Times Weekly Newspaper former President Lynda Jackson Conyers; and Milwaukee Area Technical College retired English and History faculty Charlie Dee. Abdulhamid Ali is the Chairman and… [Read More]

Milwaukee Times hosts second’ Summer Business Mixer’ Photo

July 22, 2021

On Thursday, July 8, 2021, The Milwaukee Times Printing and Publishing, Co. and the Historic King Drive BID No. 8 hosted the second of three Summer Business Mixers at Mi Casa, Su Cafe, 1835 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. More than 25 Black business owners and professionals attended the event Deshea Agee and his… [Read More]

Milwaukee Celebrates Juneteenth

June 24, 2021

50 Years of Celebrating Freedom Photos by Darrell L. Williams, Lynda Jackson Conyers & Yvonne Kemp

Educational Philosophy: An Opinion Article

April 29, 2021

Lynda Jackson Conyers, Publisher, a mother of two college graduates It is my belief that the only means of educating a nation is through a systematic process that will allow all children to be given an opportunity to become productive citizens. That process is “public education.” Public education is the driving force behind the development… [Read More]

Memories of the Black Excellence Awards

March 11, 2021

A Message from Lynda Jackson-Conyers

True Stories of Black History that inspire

February 11, 2021

Black History was the brainchild of historian Carter G. Woodson. Since 1976, the month of February has been officially designated as Black History month. In my column, I will share a list of books from my late husband’s personal library. Nathan was an avid reader. He enjoyed reading about the contributions and achievements of His… [Read More]

Milwaukee Times hosts first-ever ‘Baskets of Hope: A Free Holiday Dinner Giveaway’

December 24, 2020

On Saturday, December 19, 2020, The Milwaukee Times Printing and Publishing, Co. hosted its first-ever “Baskets of Hope: A Free Holiday Dinner Giveaway,” at the African American Women’s Center (WAAC), 3020 W. Vliet St. Pictured above at the event are (top photo, from left) WAAC Executive Director Josephine Hill; Black Excellence Committee member Nobie Reed;… [Read More]

Milwaukee Times gears up for ‘Baskets of Hope: Free Food Giveaway’

December 17, 2020

On Monday, December 14, 2020, Milwaukee Times Printing and Publishing Co., Publisher Lynda Jackson Conyers (right), and Milwaukee Times Printing and Publishing Co., Marketing Director Carmen Murguia (left) picked up the food for the Milwaukee Times first ever “Baskets of Hope: Free Food Giveaway,” from Metro Market Store Director Andrew Rosenberg (center). The Baskets of… [Read More]

Billy Sims BBQ celebrates first anniversary in West Bend

November 12, 2020

Heisman Trophy legend and former Detroit Lion pro football star Billy Sims, founder of Billy Sims BBQ, celebrated the restaurant’s first year in Wisconsin. Sims operates a family casual style restaurant at 1442 W. Washington St., West Bend, Wisconsin. Now in its 15th year, Billy Sims BBQ franchise chain ranks as the third largest black-owned… [Read More]