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NAACP Milwaukee Branch hosts ‘2022 Freedom Fund Dinner’

October 27, 2022

On Friday, October 21, 2022, the Milwaukee Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted their “2022 Freedom Fund Dinner,” at the Wisconsin Center District, 400 West Wisconsin Ave. This year’s theme was “NAACP: This is Power,” and featured many local elected leaders of color. The event was hosted by… [Read More]

Now More Then Ever, We Need You As Part of the Milwaukee Branch NAACP

March 11, 2021

Education has always been important to newly elected Milwaukee NAACP President Clarence P. Nicholas. After growing up in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the urging of his high school English teacher, Nicholas attended and graduated from Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, OH, the nation’s oldest private school that became a historically black university owned and operated by African… [Read More]

Now More Then Ever, We Need You As Part of the Milwaukee Branch NAACP

February 25, 2021

Education has always been important to newly elected Milwaukee NAACP President Clarence P. Nicholas. After growing up in Charlottesville, Virginia, at the urging of his high school English teacher, Nicholas attended and graduated from Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, OH, the nation’s oldest private school that became a historically black university owned and operated by African… [Read More]

NAACP Youth Council welcomes new officers

July 19, 2018

The NAACP Youth Council starts the new year with newly elected officers. The Youth Council meets at 1 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month at Cross Lutheran Church. This year’s officers are (from left) President Isaiah L. Bell; Vice President Lailaa Muhammad; Treasurer Matthew Goss; and Secretary Akilah Muhammad. Milwaukee youth who are… [Read More]

“Lead, follow or get out of the damn way!”

September 20, 2012

It should come as no surprise that Milwaukee has the weakest black business community in the country. However, it still surprises people when I bring it up. It’s as if we don’t talk about it, it will go away. Recently a Department of Justice complaint was filed by the NAACP at the urging of local… [Read More]