Yvonne Kemp Photography Archives

Shorewood School District board candidate hosts ‘meet and greet’

March 26, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, Dr. ReShunda Stephens (front left), a candidate for the Shorewood School District Board of Education, hosted a fundraiser and ‘meet and greet’ at Three Lions Pub, 4515 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood, WI. Dr. Stephens is running on three key points: equity and diversity, community collaboration, and transparency. If elected, Dr…. [Read More]

WestCare Wisconsin hosts Harambee Community Forum

March 19, 2020

On Friday, March 6, 2020, WestCare Wisconsin hosted a Harambee Community Forum at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive The event was organized and hosted by newly appointed Neighborhood Strategic Planning Area 6 community organizer Martinez Milton, Jr. (upper left photo, left) The event featured Q&A sessions, community… [Read More]

‘Asase Ye Duru: Honoring African American Environmental Pioneers’

March 19, 2020

On Monday, February 17, 2020, Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum hosted a Black History Month celebration honoring local African American Environmental Pioneers at the museum, 2620 W. Center St. The event was called “Asase Ye Duru,” which is an African saying for “The Earth Has Weight,” and is a symbol of providence and the… [Read More]

Zion Hill M.B.C. celebrates Black History Month

March 19, 2020

On Sunday, February 23, 2020, Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church celebrated Black History 2020 with a special program honoring the “Father of Gospel Music,” the late Thomas Dorsey, at 1825 W Hampton Ave. This year along with the special tribute to Thomas Dorsey, Zion Hill honored “Pioneering Local Black Men.” This year’s honorees included State… [Read More]

CAPITA Productions presents ‘We Are The Drum’ 2020

March 12, 2020

On Saturday, February 29, 2020, CAPITA (City at Peace in The Arts) Productions presented “We Are The Drum 2020: Believe, Achieve, Receive,” at Marshall High School, 4141 N. 64th Street. The musical event was a dynamic celebration of our country’s rich African American heritage and history, spotlighting some of the greatest African American musical entertainers… [Read More]

Gee’s Clippers and Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield launch free clinic to support men’s health in Milwaukee

March 12, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Gee’s Clippers and Anthem Blue Cross BlueShield joined with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Gee’s Clippers owner Gaulien “Gee” Smith (at podium) for the grand-opening of Gee’s Milwaukee Wellness Clinic, located in Gee’s Clippers, 2220 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The clinic will be available to customers every… [Read More]

Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church celebrates Black History Month by honoring local community leaders

March 12, 2020

On Sunday February 23, 2020, Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church hosted their annual Black History Month celebration at 4057 N. Mayfair Road. As part of their celebration Mt. Ephraim honors local community leaders who have strive to make Milwaukee a better place. This year’s honorees includes City of Milwaukee’s Office of Violence Prevention Director Reggie Moore;… [Read More]

Northcott Neighborhood House celebrates Black History Month with ‘Reverberation’

March 12, 2020

On Saturday, February 28, 2020, the Northcott Neighborhood House celebrated Black History Month with a musical event, “Reverberation,” at 2460 North 6th Street. The theatrical event highlighted Milwaukee’s youth through their talent, musicianship and drama performances to spread positivity happening in Milwaukee’s urban community. The students featured music by icons like Marvin Gaye, John Legend,… [Read More]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School presents 25th Annual African American Male and Female Teach-In

March 5, 2020

On Friday, February 21, 2020, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School hosted their annual celebration of “25+ Years of African American Male and Female Teach-In,” at the school, 3256 N. 3rd Street. This year’s program was called,”It Still Takes a Village,” and spoke to the need of the Milwaukee community and this nation to… [Read More]

‘Disney’s The Lion King’ cast members to host wellness workshop for MPS students

March 5, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Sean Aaron Carmon (right photo, right), cast member from “Disney’s The Lion King” visited Milwaukee Public Schools’ Engleburg Public School, 5100 N. 91st Street. The visit was part of “The Lion King’s Get Up and Go Workshop,” which promotes fun ways that kids can lead healthier lifestyles though dance, inspired… [Read More]