Saturday is Center Street business district clean-up

March 27, 2015   // 0 Comments

  Bill Arnold Public Information Manager/City of Milwaukee Volunteers are needed for the Center Street Marketplace (BID 39) spring business district clean-up on Saturday, March 28 at 11 a.m. beginning at the intersection of N. 51st and W. Center Streets. The business district clean-up will focus on improving Center Street’s appearance. Supplies will be provided to volunteers,...

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    March 27, 2015   // 0 Comments
    by Essence Gant    Posted: March 26, 2015 At the 41st Annual Grammy Awards in 1999, Lauryn Hill made history as the first female artist to win five of the golden trophies in one night. Hill, rocking her gorgeous locs, was nominated ten times for her ’98 album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, and […]
  • Jay Z takes on Dr. Dre and Apple with new streaming business
    March 27, 2015   // 0 Comments
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  • Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women
    March 27, 2015   // 0 Comments
    By Tracey M. Lewis-Giggetts I haven’t been quite right since the abuse. I haven’t been quite right since the accident. The sexual abuse and later, rape, I experienced when I was younger has created emotional and spiritual blocks for me in most of my relationships. I either become too needy with people I’ve deemed […]
  • Natural Beauty Vitamins For Skin & Hair
    March 26, 2015   // 0 Comments
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His & Hers

  • 10 Habits Of Happy Couples
    March 26, 2015   // 0 Comments
        Carly Spindel    -Huff Post Women 1. They go to bed at the same time. Remember when you first started dating and you couldn’t wait to cuddle and sleep next to each other? Well, don’t forget that! Going to sleep at the same time is a necessity. When you go to bed together, you’re […]
  • Are You Sure You’re Ready To Get Married?
    March 25, 2015   // 0 Comments
      By Danielle Young, Lifestyle Editor As romantic as the notion of marriage may be, most people don’t stop to think if they are actually “marriage material.” Many think that simply because you fall in love and date for a year or two, marriage is the natural next step – but it’s not for […]

National News

  • Airport Pat-Downs Of Black Women’s Hairstyles Deemed Discri ...
    March 27, 2015   // 0 Comments
      By Sharon Bernstein  of Reuters via Huff Post Black Voices SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 26 (Reuters) – Two black women who said their hairstyles made them targets for airport security pat-downs said on Thursday the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had agreed to stop singling out women for screening based solely on their “sisterlocks.” Malaika Singleton, a […]
  • Sweet 16: Looking at the Wisconsin Badgers
    March 26, 2015   // 0 Comments
      by John Woodcock   Posted 3/34/15  -Old North Banter The North Carolina Tar Heels defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday to reach the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament. As a result they go to Los Angeles to face the Wisconsin Badgers and try to win the West Region. Wisconsin represents perhaps the hardest […]

Small Business

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    March 27, 2015   // 0 Comments
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  • Two Young, Black Entrepreneurs In Tech Open Up About STEM Diversi ...
    March 26, 2015   // 0 Comments
      Jacqueline Howard          -Huff Post Small Business  The industry of STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — is no more diverse today than it was more than a decade ago. President Barack Obama announced on Monday that more than $240 million in new private-sector commitments are going toward inspiring and preparing more girls and boys […]

World News

  • How Ethiopia Is Shaking Off Its Famine-Stricken Image
    March 27, 2015   // 0 Comments
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    March 26, 2015   // 0 Comments
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