Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

Milwaukee Recreation hosts 17th Annual Father/Daughter Dance

February 20, 2020

On Saturday, February 15, 2020, Milwaukee Recreation, Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative, and The Social Development Commission hosted the 17th Annual Daddy/ Daughter Dance at North Division High School, 1011 W. Center St. This year’s dance hosted more than 1,000 fathers with their daughters, dressed in their best attire. The evening began with a dinner, followed by… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League Guild share the love of reading with Auer Ave. students

February 20, 2020

On Friday, February 14, 2020, The Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) and the Milwaukee Urban League Guild (MULG) launched a brand new community services initiative called, “If You Love Me, Let Me Read to You!” The program was spearheaded by MUL President and CEO Dr. Eve M. Hall (center), and launched at Auer Avenue School, 2319… [Read More]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. hosts ‘Pink Goes Red for Heart Health’

February 20, 2020

On Friday, February 7, 2020, the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority Inc./Upsilon Mu Omega Chapter honored national “Wear Red Day” and kept their hearts healthy by hosting an evening of line dancing, “Pink Goes Red for Heart Health.” Members of the sorority and the community got their heart rates up in an effort… [Read More]

Black Lens presents ‘Black Women Behind the Lens’ panel

February 13, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, Milwaukee Film’s Black Lens celebrated Black History Month with an all-female panel discussion at Nō Studios, 1037 West McKinley Ave. This year’s Black History celebration focuses on the unique voice of women of color, both behind the camera and in front of it. The panel discussion featured four national, up-and–coming,… [Read More]

Clement J. Zablocki VA Center hosts ’21st Annual Salute to the African American Veteran’

February 13, 2020

On Friday, February 7, 2020, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center hosted its “21st Annual Salute to the African American Veteran,” at the Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave. The recognition ceremony was part of the center’s Black History month program. This year’s theme was, ” Trials and Triumphs: Balancing the Journey from Soldier… [Read More]

St Ann Center hosts ‘Inaugural Indaba African Ball’

February 6, 2020

On Saturday, February 1, 2020, St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care hosted the inaugural “Indaba African Ball: A Celebration of Heritage and Culture,” at the St. Ann Center Bucyrus Campus, 2450 W. North Ave. The event served to usher in Black History Month for St. Ann Center as well as served as a fundraiser for… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers host ‘Brewers on Deck Fan Fest 2020’

February 6, 2020

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, The Milwaukee Brewers hosted their annual “Brewers on Deck Fan Fest 2020,” at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee. Fans got the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favorite Brewers through several can’t-miss experiences – including meet-and-greets, photo opportunities, autograph sessions, kids’ clinics, interactive games and activities…. [Read More]

Foundations for Freedom, Inc. hosts Jazz Brunch

February 6, 2020

On Saturday, January 25, 2020, Foundation for Freedom, Inc., hosted a Blues/Jazz Brunch at Nō Studios. The purpose of this event was to raise funds and awareness for the need for safe housing solutions for women fleeing the sex trade. These women need a safe space to heal and regain their dignity and freedom. The… [Read More]

Milwaukee Press Club hosts ‘Unconventional Milwaukee: City of Milwaukee 174th Birthday Party’

February 6, 2020

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, the Milwaukee Press Club hosted an unconventional Birthday Party for the City of Milwaukee, to celebrate it 174th Birthday as well as the forthcoming Democratic National Convention (DNC), at the Grain Exchange, 225 E. Michigan St. The event was a celebration of all things that make Milwaukee unique and interesting,… [Read More]

MKE Business Now hosts 9th annual Entrepreneurship Summit

January 30, 2020

On Tuesday, January 25, 2020, the 9th annual MKE Business Now Entrepreneurship Summit was hosted by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs (centered) at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School. The goal of the MKE Business Now Entrepreneurship Summit is to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the tools and resources necessary to be successful…. [Read More]