Martinez Milton Jr. Photography Archives

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. honors King legacy with day of service at Repairers of the Breach

January 19, 2023

On Monday, January 16, 2023, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated®, Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter celebrated the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service at the Repairers of the Breach homeless resting site, 1335 W. Vliet St. More than100 center members were served a hot soul food meal including beverages, fruits and desserts…. [Read More]

Northcott Neighborhood House hosts Harambee Senior Club 2023 kick-off

January 19, 2023

On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, Northcott Neighborhood House’s Harambee Senior Club kicked off the new year by discussing visions and goals to promote peace and understanding in Milwaukee. The Northcott Neighborhood House Harambee Senior Club culminated the afternoon with a little fun having lunch and playing bingo. Executive Director Tony A. Kearney, Sr., said, “At… [Read More]

The Pauline Redmond Coggs Foundation, Inc., awards nine community organizations

January 12, 2023

The Pauline Redmond Coggs Foundation, Inc., established by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter, awarded nine organizations with $1,200 each on Saturday, January 7, 2023. Those organizations presented an award along with their representatives included: ABCD (After Breast Cancer Diagnosis) – Ellen Schupper; Common Ground Heathcare Cooperative – Jennifer O’Hear; Cynthia’s Breast… [Read More]

Dr. Finlayson honored by Milwaukee Common Council with street renaming

December 8, 2022

On Tuesday, November 22, 2002, at City Hall, 200 East Wells Street, the Milwaukee Common Council voted to rename the road between West Capitol Drive and West Walnut Street — formerly North 5th Street to Dr. William Finlayson Street. Dr. Finlayson, age 97, is a beloved obstetrician and gynecologist who practiced for nearly 40 years,… [Read More]

Greater Milwaukee Urban League honors local principals

October 13, 2022

On Thursday, September 29, 2022, the Greater Milwaukee Urban League (GMUL) hosted a “Principal Recognition Program” at America’s Black Holocaust Museum, 401 West North Avenue. This event recognized all the principals of elementary and high schools that the Greater Milwaukee Urban League is partnered with for their dedication, service and commitment to the youth of… [Read More]

Milwaukee takes part in the ‘National John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Action Day’

May 13, 2021

On Saturday, May 8, 2021, the Transformative Justice Coalition, Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Public Citizen, DFAD, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the Milwaukee Branch of The NAACP, and the Milwaukee Urban League joined forces to host Milwaukee’s portion of the “National John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Action Day.” The day was held in… [Read More]