216,000 down, 54,000 to go, I-Witness touching Black people all over the city of Milwaukee and the world one event at a time.
Black History is more than a Month!
Black People are the First Wonder of the World –
“Until the Lion writes his own story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”–African proverb
Ponte De Aria
Be Ever Wonderful – (Brazilian Rhyme)
Thought of the Week: “Change is inevitable, but growth is optional.” –Dr. Adolph Brown, III (Thank You, Michelle Allison).
“The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.” -Author Unknown- Thank u, Rolonda Watts
Word of the Week: Fructuous (FRUHK-choo-uhs), adjective. Definition: Fruitful; productive.
Sentence: 1. Theory does not provide us worthy Marching orders for a fructuous future; for theory in itself tells us nothing about how and when it is applicable.
2. It had by now reached much beyond even that status to appear in our minds as a place sentient, actively helping these once forlorn and homeless sailors, presenting us with fructuous soil to grow our food, bountifully adding its own edible offerings, its waters supplying us with an abundance of fish.
Source: Doctor Dictionary.
Hey Teretha Martin, it’s yo birthday! Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday! Hey Chris Stovall, Jr. It’s your birthday. I know you had a great time at the Milwaukee Bucks game with your, mentor, Michelle Allison, my girl Jailyn Allison, and TK Jazaray.
It’s great hanging out with your friends and a committed adult who cares about children. What a birthday you had. Happy Birthday!
Hey Kevin Elliott, Assistant Manager over at Piggy Wiggly (formerly Lena’s Food Market) is a big-time I-witness reader. Thank you! You know you made my day. I loved it! Holla!
Hey Vermica Griffin, weekend anchor over at CBS 58 News. It was a pleasure meeting you. “Just ten minutes, Just ten minutes of your day.” Holla! I loved that contest CBS 58 ran. Hopefully, we will get together and go to Mr. B’s. for those smothered pork chops. Holla!
Our condolences go out to Terry (Teretha Martin) on the passing of her husband, Eddie Martin. Terry is our “go to person” at the Milwaukee Community Journal. We are truly saddened at the loss of Eddie who loved him some Terry.
We will keep you and your family in our prayers, Terry. Should you need us, you know we are only one call away. Love ya!
August 17, 2012 //
Question of the week: "Recently two former Negro Baseball League stars were honored by the Milwauk...
July 31, 2012 //
Dr. Camara P. Jones, research director on Social Determinants of Health and Equity, Divi...