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By: Tiffany Crouse
A young Hispanic girl gets up for school. She dresses herself, feeds herself, and puts herself on the bus. She goes through her school day barely acknowledged by teachers and peers.
The most credit she gets for her existence is being the only Hispanic person in her small school. She has memories of her parents teaching her Spanish and praying to la Virgin de Guadalupe at her family’s shrine.
It has been years since she has done anything related to Hispanic culture. She can’t remember her prayers, and the images …
On June 27th from 2pm 5pm at Coffee Makes You Black there was a coming together of the elders, leaders, elected officials and citizens for Our Struggle……… Past, Present and Milwaukee’s Future.
Presented by 860AM WNOV and Universal Companies this live broadcast was the first of many collaborations for these organizations.
Hosted by longtime Milwaukee Radio Personality and Publisher of Brain Brawn & Body, Eric Von this was a power packed three hours of information and conversation. The brainchild of Rahim Islam, President & CEO of Universal Companies which currently operates two …
By Cassandra Lans
Two weeks ago a proposal from a Milwaukee Public School Board member was made to rein in the powers of the board president by giving more authority to the vice president. MPS School Board president Dr. Michael Bonds was the target of the proposal, and the proposal was approved in a scaled-back form by the committee.
The Legislative, Rules and Policy Committee adopted a resolution that says the president and the vice president should consult with the superintendent, the director of the Office of Board Governance and the director …
By Lynda L. Jones
A community gathering was held on Monday, March 11 at the Brotherhood of Firefighters Hall at 7717 W. Good Hope.
The event served as an appreciation tribute for members of the WMCS 1290 radio staff affected by the station’s sudden format change. This was also an opportunity for the community to ask what is next? And what can be done to prevent this from happening in the future.
Questions were addressed to a panel that included; Dr. Patricia McManus, executive director of the Black Health Coalition, Homer Blow, of …
Compiled by Courier Staff
Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks was laid to rest this week after passing last week on Thursday, April 15 at his home in Memphis, Tennessee. Of his 85 years, nearly six decades was spent with his wife Frances.
Dr. Mary Ellen Strong, a nationally known business woman and former Milwaukeean was a longtime friend of Hooks and his wife Frances said. “Ben and Frances were an inseparable couple. They were an example of a model couple. My heart and condolences go out to Frances for her tremendous loss.”
Strong credited …