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Dr. Michael Fauntroy explains how to leverage growing Black political power the right way

April 29, 2013

By Dr. Michael Fauntroy President Barack Obama’s reelection confirmed many of the long-seen demographic changes occurring in the United States. The 2012 electorate was younger, more educated, and more racially diverse than any in our nation’s history.  The lesson in all this for African Americans is just as profound: be prepared to use the new… [Read More]

Youth inspired to higher education

April 28, 2013

A group of young women and men involved with programs at the Social Development Commission (SDC) are on the road to a better future. They recently participated in the annual Youth College Tour. The eight youth who are mostly high school juniors and sophomores visited college and university campuses on the six day trip that… [Read More]

Youth to demonstrate knowledge at the 2013 Black Knowledge Bowl

March 27, 2013

Teams of high school aged young people will be offered the chance to show off their knowledge of Black History at the 5th Annual Black Knowledge Bowl. The annual event will be held Friday, March 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Manpower Group headquarters at 100 Manpower Place in Downtown Milwaukee. Twenty-two… [Read More]

2013 Annual Black Excellence Awards Minority Business Honoree Cleo Adams

March 15, 2013

Very few people know at a young age what they want their life’s work to be and actually stick to it. But Cleo Adams doesn’t fit that mold. Cleo knew he wanted to learn a trade; and after a family member introduced him to auto body work, he was hooked and it became his life’s… [Read More]