William S. Gooden Archives

Fifteen easy and festive ideas for Thanksgiving decorations

November 15, 2018

By William S. Gooden Every year millions of Americans face the same dilemma. You are having a house full of people for Thanksgiving weekend. And your home looks far from warm and inviting and you are far from an interior design whiz. Fear not; with a few simple ideas and a little creativity you can… [Read More]

Franklin Armstrong: How two friends changed America’s most beloved comic strip and broke barriers at the same time

August 2, 2018

By William S. Gooden Special for the Milwaukee Times On July 31, 1968, a young, black man was reading the newspaper when he saw something that he had never seen before. With tears in his eyes, he started running and screaming throughout the house, calling for his mom. He would show his mom and she… [Read More]