Robbie Montgomery owner of ‘Sweetie Pie’s’ highlights AACC luncheon

The African American Chamber of Commerce held its “Women in Business” series luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Women’s Club of Wisconsin in downtown Milwaukee. The featured keynote speaker was Miss Robbie Montgomery, owner of the St. Louis soul food restaurant, Sweetie Pie’s. Montgomery’s successful restaurant chain (3 locations) has its own television series, ‘Sweetie Pie’s’ that airs on Oprah Winfrey’s network (OWN), and its one of the networks top rated shows. Pictured above from l to r are: Linda Montgomery (Robbie’s sister), Dr. Eve Hall, president of AACC and Miss Robbie as she is affectionately called. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)

By Lynda L. Jones The African American Chamber of Commerce held its ‘Women in Business’ Luncheon last week at the Women’s Club of Wisconsin. Featured speakers included local business woman … [Read more...]

Hundreds attend Trayvon Martin rally and Darius Simmons’ killer gets life in prison

WNOV 860 AM Radio talk show host Sherwin Hughes addressed the crowd at Saturday’s Justice for Trayvon Martin Rally. Also present at the rally seated to the right is Patricia Larry, mother of Darius Simmons with a sign, “ Justice was served” under a photo of her son. (Photo by Robert A. Bell)

By Lynda L. Jones, Editor Milwaukee joined 100 cities from across the nation and held a rally in front of the Federal Courthouse in downtown Milwaukee to protest the George Zimmerman acquittal … [Read more...]