Womens History Month Archives

The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in Education

March 25, 2021

The Late Lucille Gordon, The Late Bernice Martin, Christine Mitchell and 32 other Women of Color in Education.

Black while funny and female: Black Women of Comedy

March 25, 2021

Tiffany Haddish – American actress, comedian, and author. Tiffany has starred in a number of T.V. series and movies. Wanda Sykes – American actress, comedian, and writer. She was first recognized for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show and roles in various movies. Sommore – Sommore is an American comedian and… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in Business

March 25, 2021

Marcie Lovett, The Late Betty Gillespie, The Late Louvenia Johnson and 24 other Women of Color in Business

The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in Public Service

March 18, 2021

  Milwaukee Fire Department Chief Stephanie Hampton (Retired) – One of the first four African American female fire fighters Valerie Woodard (Retired) – First African American Female Firefighter Lt. Belinda Bradley, firefighters Jessica Olson, Kendria Donaldson and Melanie Madden – First all female fight fighter crew Capt. Sharon Purifoy – First African American Female Deputy… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in the Military

March 18, 2021

Major Michele Carter served her country through the Army Reserve AND THEN in the Army National Guard. Now firmly entrenched in her civilian career as the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program Chief at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), US Army veteran Michele Carter served 23 years of enlisted and commissioned military service in the… [Read More]

Her Story Helped Build America

March 18, 2021

Her Story Helped Build America Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell R. Lucas

The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in The Arts

March 11, 2021

Painting: Blanche Brown, Painting & Mixed Media Ariana Vaeth, Painting Ruthie Joy, Painting LaNia Sproles, Painting & Printmaking Fatima Laster, Painting & Mixed Media Rosy Petri, Painting, Mixed Media & Crafts Tia Richardson, Muralist Anna Rose Menako, Muralist Mixed Media: Evelyn Patricia Terry, Visual Mixed Media Rhonda Gatlin-Hayes, Visual Mixed Media Rosemary Ollison, Fibers/Mixed Media… [Read More]

The Milwaukee Times Celebrates Women in Community Service

March 11, 2021

The Late Jeanetta Simpson-Robinson, Founder, Career Youth Development Bernell Hooker, Founder, IOU Sports and Former Owner, Milwaukee Aces Women’s Basketball Team Shahanna McKinney-Baldon, Educator and Activist intersecting the Black and Jewish Communities The Late Marlene Cummings – First Black Woman appointed by Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus as a special advisor for Women’s Initiatives The Late… [Read More]

Wisconsin Women of Color in Politics

March 4, 2021

Women of color have shaped Wisconsin history whether it be in politics, religion, business, arts, or science. To celebrate Women’s History Month we look at some of the women who have made our community great. This week we take a look at women who made political history. Marcia Coggs Marcia P. Coggs is the matriarch… [Read More]

Wisconsin Women of Color in Religion

March 4, 2021

Women of color have shaped Wisconsin history whether it be in politics, religion, business, arts, or science. To celebrate Women’s History Month we look at some of the women who have made our community great. This week we take a look at women who have changed the face in religion. Dr. Sudie E. Tatum Sudie… [Read More]