Veterans Day Archives

Spare a special moment for Black veterans

November 12, 2020

A recurring theme of movies made during World War II is servicemen risking their lives for their platoon buddies, invariably a New Yorker (sometimes Jewish), a Southerner, a Midwesterner, a Californian, someone of Eastern European background, an Italian-American and an Irish-American. In the movie’s standard setup, we learn their motivation: a brother/ friend lost at… [Read More]

Zion Hill MBC hosts 2nd Annual Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon

November 20, 2019

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church hosted their 2nd Annual Veterans Day Recognition Luncheon at the church, 1825 W. Hampton Ave. The luncheon was co-sponsored by the American Legion Post 470 and the Men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Darrell Williams, Administrator of… [Read More]

Bay View High School marks Veterans Day and noted alumni

November 15, 2018

Students and staff at Bay View High School gathered in the gym on November 9, 2018, to remember and honor Veterans Day, especially the school’s own alumni who took part in military service. The event was attended by Mayor Tom Barrett, Carol Voss of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors, and members of the Milwaukee… [Read More]