Mayor Barrett Reminds Residents of Early Voting Deadline

October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments

  Jodie Tabak | Communications Director Office of Mayor Barrett MILWAUKEE – Early voting has been in full swing since the process began last Monday, October 20th.  Mayor Tom Barrett and Election Commissioner Neil Albrecht are reminding residents that the deadline to vote before Election Day is tomorrow, Friday, October 31st at 7 p.m. “We have seen a strong turnout so far for earl...

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  • Boyz II Men Dishes On Mike, Their Estranged Fourth Member
    October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Chris Branch   -Huff Post Live In the early and mid ’90s, Boyz II Men enjoyed as successful a run in the music industry as any peer. Their first three albums — 1991’s “Cooleyhighharmony,” 1994’s “II” and 1997’s “Evolution” — all went platinum. It seemed like anything their voices graced became a hit. Back […]
  • Usher on Justin Bieber’s antics: ‘I’ll punch him in the f***ing c ...
    October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
        by theGrio It’s no secret R&B star Usher has served as a mentor to pop superstar Justin Bieber. Usher told Billboard recently that he was “not happy” with some of the young singer’s recent behavior. Bieber’s latest run-in with the law occurred in August when he was arrested for misdemeanor dangerous driving and assault. Usher, who […]


  • Compound in Chili Pepper Slows Lung Cancer
    October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
      Washington, DC – Researchers presented new evidence today that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their heat, drives the death of lung cancer cells and slows tumor growth in mice. The study was one of over 100 posters presented at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Annual Research Conference. “Our studies have […]
  • Lupus: Do You Know What Symptoms To Look Out For?
    October 29, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Princess Gabbara According to the Lupus Foundation of America, an estimated 1.5 million people have some form of lupus. Although this autoimmune disease can affect all ages, races, and both genders, the majority of lupus patients – 90 percent to be exact – tend to be women. Being diagnosed with lupus doesn’t […]

His & Hers

  • 5 Ways To Know It’s Time To Move On
    October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
        James Russell Lingerfelt        -Huff Post Women When blinded by our infatuation (which can last anywhere on average from three months to two years), it’s impossible to look at our relationship objectively. We might dwell on their positive attributes at all times and make excuses for them when they behave badly. We desperately want […]
  • Let’s Talk It Out: 6 Communication Skills That Will Improve Your ...
    October 29, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Danielle Young, Lifestyle Editor   Posted 10/22/14 We all know that communication is essential for a happy relationship — yet we often engage in unhealthy communication patterns. Want more affection from your man? How do you ask? Do you whine? Are you passive aggressive? Does your friend have an annoying habit that bothers you? […]

National News

  • Cosby Has No One to Blame But Cosby for His Sullied Image
    October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
        Earl Ofari Hutchinson           -Huffington Post For decades Bill Cosby has been enshrined as America’s most treasured TV Dad, the quintessential symbol of all that is good and wholesome in family values conscious America. The adulation for Cosby is so colossal and enduring that he’s been rewarded with yet another run at a TV series […]
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates on White Supremacy and a Life of Struggle
    October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By: The Root Staff This year we selected writer Ta-Nehisi Coates as the top honoree on The Root 100, our annual list of influential and high-achieving African Americans. It was June when The Atlantic published his widely read and highly acclaimed cover article, “The Case for Reparations,” which “lays bare a compelling argument for […]

Small Business

  • Family Business of the Year: Barbara “Sky” Talks Why ‘Can’t’ Does ...
    October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by Raqiyah Mays  Barbara “Sky” Burrell never once believed she couldn’t do it. Winning “Family Business of the Year” for her Los Angeles based Sky Gourmet Tacos food truck at 2014’s Entrepreneur’s Conference, Burrell’s business has landed on award winning 2013 lists, like the “10 Best Food Trucks in LA” and “Top 101 Best […]
  • Doing Just What You Love May Be Hurting Your Business
    October 29, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by Michelle Y. Talbert, Esq. There’s an old adage that if you do what you love you’ll never work another day in your life. That’s basically saying that when you’re operating in your natural gifts, talents and abilities and are making money at it’s not “work.” Myles Munroe, one of my favorite pastors hailing […]

World News

  • Suspected Boko Haram Militants Attack Another Nigerian Town
    October 30, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Reuters via Huff Post World Post YOLA, Nigeria, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Suspected Islamist Boko Haram insurgents stormed the northeast Nigerian town of Mubi on Wednesday, killing several people, burning houses and triggering a gunbattle with security forces, witnesses said. A security source confirmed the attack and said the military was sending […]
  • Zambian President Michael Sata Dead At 77
    October 29, 2014   // 0 Comments
        By Chris Mfula of Reuters via Huff Post World Post LUSAKA, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Zambia’s Guy Scott became Africa’s first white head of state in 20 years on Wednesday after the president, “King Cobra” Michael Sata, died in a London hospital aged 77. Scott, a Cambridge-educated economist born to Scottish parents, was […]