Mac Weddle Archives

Northcott Neighborhood House announce the return of the Juneteenth celebration, just in time for its 50th anniversary

May 27, 2021

On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, Northcott Neighborhood House (NNH) hosted a press conference at their offices, 2460 N. 6th Street, to announce this year’s Juneteenth Day activities. NNH Executive Director Tony A. Kearney, Sr., (right photo) announced that this year’s theme will be, “History and Heritage meets Legacy and Promise,” honoring the 50th Anniversary of… [Read More]

Despite the weather, Milwaukee celebrates Juneteenth Day

June 21, 2018

On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Milwaukee celebrated its 47th Annual Juneteenth Day on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. Despite a rainy and overcast day, thousands turned out to take part in the festivities which included a parade, vendors, music, food, and live performances. The Milwaukee celebration is put on by Northcott Neighborhood House, Inc.,… [Read More]