SPRING CLEAN UP
We hope you can join us for the annual Walnut Way Neighborhood Lift Up!
Saturday, April 26th
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Join us as we work in teams to pick up garbage and debris from the long winter in the b...
Brentwood COC to hold annual Spring Gospel Revival starting May 4 Brentwood Church of Christ will hold its annual Spring Gospel Revival starting with the church’s Sunday morning service, Sunday May 4, until Thursday, May 8.
The revival speaker will be Evangelist Wesley T. Leonard of Southside Church of Christ in Orlando, Fla.
Following morning worship, a Fellowshop Dinner will be served, fol...
Article courtesy of Urban Media News
For politicians, election cycles are a year-long job interview.
Candidates campaign non-stop, visiting big cities and small towns alike, all to convince voters that they’re right for the job.
Scott Walker formally announced his re-election bid this week, but even a passing glance at his record from the first term shows he doesn’t deserve ...
In celebration of National Law Day, the Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA) will be providing FREE legal information clinics Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 1:0 0 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Each location’s “legal team” will be made up of members of the MBA as well as other volunteer lawyers from the Milwaukee area.
The attorneys will be available to answer general legal questions, provide insig...
Original Post 4/18/14
Milwaukee grassroots organizer and community activist Tracey Dent today announced his candidacy for the 16th State Assembly District seat.
"I believe the district, for some years now, has not received the representation and leadership the constituents deserve," Dent said.
"I know I can provide those elements to our community. We will turn our backs on no one. And, op...
Lanelle Ramey (Morehouse College): “At HBCU’s students have the opportunity to meet/experience individuals of the same race/culture but from various economic and various communalities across the country.”
Michelle Dobbs (Howard University): “At an HBCU, I didn’t have to look any further than right next to me in class to meet people from all over the Dias...
The National Conference of Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) was in Milwaukee last week, April 8 drawing a large number of HBCU alumni, prospective high school students who are preparing for higher education, and representatives of Milwaukee Public Schools and faculty members from a number of Black colleges and Universities. Below are photos taken during a reception held at Gold Me...
An organized group of dozens of community organizations (with no group at the helm) representing health, education and youth, businesses and faith based organizations from opposite sides of the Father James E. Groppi Unity Bridge came together as a way to inspire Milwaukeeans to unite for violence prevention. The march was the kick-off for “The Bridge Project,” a year-long project to encourage c...
Herb Kohl, Milwaukee Bucks President and Owner, today announced that he has entered into a signed purchase agreement to transfer ownership of the Bucks to Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry. Mr. Edens and Mr. Lasry are highly regarded investors who are firmly committed to the success of the franchise and its importance to Milwaukee.
Furthermore, consistent with his commitment to the Bucks and Milwauk...
The Huffington Post by Liat Kornowski It’s official: Lupita Nyong’o is People magazine’s Most Beautiful Person for 2014, besting other gorgeous ladies like Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts and Julianna Margulies. The annual Most Beautiful cover was unveiled on the Today show Wednesday, April 23: This should come as no surprise to the magazine’s readers […]
Huff Post Black Voices -huffingtonpost.com Keke Palmer is set to make talk show history this summer with the debut of her new daily BET show tentatively titled, “The Keke Palmer Project.” According to a press release provided by BET and Telepictures, the 20-year-old actress will target millennial viewers as she cover an array of […]
By Dr. P. Gould -blackdoctor.org Sarcoidosis is a disease caused by small areas of inflammation. It can affect any part of the body but is most common in the lungs—called pulmonary sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis appears as small patches of inflamed cells. It can cause different symptoms depending on where it appears. On the skin, it may […]
By Cheryl Donald, LMFT, MBA -blackdoctor.org Karyn Washington, creator of popular website For Brown Girls, committed suicide earlier this month at the age 22. For Brown Girls is a website known for its efforts to empower by celebrating the beauty of African-American women, particularly those of dark-complexion. Having grown comfortable in her own skin at a young […]
By Kara Stevens posted April 16, 2014 -hellobeautiful.com I started dating when I was fifteen. I got married at thirty-two. That means that I spent over half of my life interacting with the opposite sex. I learned a lot. My dating history, coupled with my passion for personal finance coach and girl power has molded […]
by Nina Bahadur-The Huffington Post From revealing romantic feelings for a friend to crafting a spiffy e-opener, catching the interest of someone you’d like to date can be hard. (Seriously, we sympathize with any single woman or man.) But while the methods one can use to woo a lady have definitely expanded, some should just […]
“The Black Star Project, USA” Shambra Mulder, LEXINGTON, KY - It is happening right her in Lexington, KY! Sheila Taylor, CHICAGO, IL - I am one of the black teachers who has been “structured out” of a permanent position. Why is it that as an educator with 2 Masters degrees and over 12 years experience, I now am not […]
Article courtesy of CBS – Terre Haute, Indiana via “The Rundown” Love your bacon, ham, and baby back ribs? You may have to get used to paying a hefty price, due to a virus killing millions of pigs and threatening pork production. At Fifi’s Lunch Box in Terre Haute they stand by their motto, ‘Bacon […]
by Earl “Butch” Graves Jr. Posted April 18, 2014 -blackenterprise.com Small business is big business. I know quite a few business owners out there who may be scratching their heads at this audacious statement. In fact, they’re probably asking themselves how such an assertion can possibly hold true since most spend each day struggling […]
by Carolyn M. Brown Posted: April 10, 2014 -blackenterprise.com Most small business owners use multiple tools to run their businesses. In fact, 81% of small businesses useeverything from apps to software, according to the 2014 Small Business Expense Management Survey from American Express OPEN and Intuit. Automating expense management processors can help business owners […]
allAfrica.com Cape Town — Popular support for democracy and against one-party rule in Africa has risen substantially in the past decade, but most Africans don’t think they are actually experiencing democracy. These are among the conclusions which can be drawn from the latest analysis of the results of the 34-country public opinion survey conducted […]
From Vanguard via allAfrica.com Maiduguri — THE Borno State Government and Principal of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, in Borno State, Mrs. Asabe Aliyu Kwarmbula have denied reports that most of the abducted girls have been rescued. Mrs. Kwarmbula particularly denied reports credited to her that she told the Military Spokesman, Defence Headquarters, […]