Lynda Jackson Conyers Archives

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]

Spotlight on Michelle Obama

February 20, 2020

Over the years there has been few women of color who have caught the attention of the American public quite like our former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama. Unlike previous First Ladies who were mostly seen on the arm of the President during state affairs, Mrs. Obama used her unique position to… [Read More]

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]