Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

Local entrepreneurs celebrate launch of new nail polish line, Jus Shanna

July 11, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, local business leaders Shanna Reid and Katina Shaw celebrated the launch of their new nail polish line, Jus Shanna Unapologetic Collection, with a fabulous party at the Tripoli Country Club, 7401 North 43rd Street. Nail polish can be a fun way to dress up your nails or cover up any… [Read More]

After 42 years of community work, MacArthur (Mac) Weddle celebrates retirement

July 4, 2019

On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Northcott Neighborhood House and Double B Entertainment presented, “It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye,” a celebration in honor of community leader MacArthur (Mac) Weddle’s (right) retirement. The retirement celebration, which also served as a fundraiser for the Northcott Neighborhood House, was held at the Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 W. Wisconsin… [Read More]

MUL Young Professionals host scholarship award ceremony

July 4, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) Young Professionals hosted the annual Dr. Wesley L. Scott Scholarship award ceremony at Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Alumni Partnership Center, 1120 N. Broadway. This year the Young Professionals awarded three $1,000 scholarship to Milwaukee area college bound students during their general body meeting. The guest… [Read More]

Black Health Coalition hosts ’15th Annual Walk for Quality Health’

July 4, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, The African American Eliminating Health Disparities Institute and the Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin (BHCW) hosted its “15th Annual Walk for Quality Health.” The annual event each year strives to raise awareness about health issues and disparities in our community as well as serve as fundraiser for the Black Health… [Read More]

Women in Worship host Marketplace Panel

July 4, 2019

On Saturday, May 25, 2019, Melva Henderson Ministries presented the “Woman in Worship Collage,” at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd. Women in Worship was a two-day gathering for women to pray, worship and hear the word of God. As part of the event a Marketplace panel featuring some… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League celebrates 100 years by honoring 100 men

June 27, 2019

On Thursday, May 30, 2019, Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) in celbration of its 100th anniversary hosted “100 Men for 100 Years.” More than 100 male leaders came together for an evening of networking and fun. This special event was hosted at Fred’s Pub at MillerCoors. The evening ended with each attendee donating $100 to support… [Read More]

Zion Hill MBC honors their fathers with Father’s Day brunch

June 27, 2019

On Saturday, June 15, 2019, the women of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church (back row) hosted a special pre-Father’s Day Breakfast, for all the fathers in the church (front row). The event was hosted by Zion Hill pastor Rev. Dr. Russell B Williamson (top photo, center).

Crossing Jordan hosts ‘My Health Matters: Dancing For My Health’

June 27, 2019

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, Crossing Jordan Ministries along with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield presented “My Health Matters: Dancing For My Health,” at Crossing Jordan Ministries Church, 606 W. Concordia Ave. The theme for the event was “Working Towards My Future Health and Job Fair: Mind, Body & Soul.” The event featured booths about a… [Read More]

Rotary Club of Milwaukee hosts Dr. Eve Hall for Tuesday Speakers series

June 20, 2019

On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, the Rotary Club of Milwaukee hosted their Tuesday Speaker series. This series brings in guest speakers to talk about different hot topics that affect our community. This past Tuesday, the guest speaker was the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL) President and CEO Dr. Eve M. Hall, who talked about the work… [Read More]

African American Chamber of Commerce presents 2019 Breakfast of Champions

June 20, 2019

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin (AACCW) hosted its 4th Annual 2019 Breakfast of Champions at the Harley-Davidson Museum. More than 500 business and community leaders attended the annual recognition event. The theme for this year’s event was “Technology Forward,” which was chosen to turn the spotlight on… [Read More]