Rev. Al Sharpton to Deliver Eulogy
Visitation and services August 26-27 in Curry’s hometown, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
ATLANTA – George Edward Curry, a media pioneer and longtime advocate for the … Read Full Article
By Dylan Deprey
The days are getting shorter and the leaves are beginning to change color. It can only mean one thing: summer is almost over. While Wisconsinites mentally prepare to shovel in blizzard-like conditions, they can also physically … Read Full Article
By State Representative, Leon D. Young
In politics, as in most things, the appearance, or perception, surrounding a particular event greatly influences the opinion that people hold regarding a situation.
Under a state law … Read Full Article
By Senator, Lena C. Taylor
You can’t open a newspaper lately without seeing the results of our failed juvenile justice system.
I’m sure you’ve heard of Lincoln Hills, Wisconsin’s corrections facility for underage … Read Full Article
By Angela McManaman
It’s a sunny late-summer afternoon in UWM’s financial aid office. A line of incoming students spills into the hallway. The phone rings – often. Student workers answer questions up front, professional staff answer emails and … Read Full Article
By Mrinal Gokhale
At the corner of 80th St. and Lynx Ave was a large tour bus on the cloudy evening on Saturday, August 20. Just across the yard by the Latvian House of Milwaukee stood a gigantic inflatable speech bubble that read “TRUTH” in … Read Full Article
By Urban Media News
“A good public education is the key to building a successful and prosperous life for our children, our grandchildren and people across our community.
Despite this, Gov. Scott Walker and the Republicans who control our state … Read Full Article
Democratic Party of Wisconsin regional organizing director Searcy Williams
Milwaukee, are you registered to vote?
I’m checking in again because Hillary Clinton is still working on achieving her nationwide voter mobilization goal to sign up 3 … Read Full Article
By Dylan Deprey
Inspiring. Thought-Provoking. Pioneer.
The words above are just a spattering of nouns and verbs thrown at a blank canvas. There are no sentences, no paragraphs and no direction without an author. An author is a leader, a … Read Full Article
Milwaukee – Governor Scott Walker announced Direct Supply’s certification under the WEDC Enterprise Zone Program to earn up to $22.5 million in state income tax credits based on the company’s future job growth and retention of its current … Read Full Article
Welcome to the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin's (AACCW) "Community Insider". As a service to the community, AACCW will post current and upcoming events and information from individuals and organizations throughout each … Read Full Article
Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Boys & Girls Clubs today announced that beginning Saturday, August 27, the County will move forward with a planned $2.3 million infrastructure investment in the Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club at Sherman … Read Full Article
‘Tools for Learning Project’ Provides Backpacks Filled with School Supplies to Needy Students
Over 650 Milwaukee elementary school students have new backpacks filled with school supplies for the new school year, thanks to a donation today from the … Read Full Article
WHO: The African American Breastfeeding Network (AABN), along with other community partners, hosts the first annual Lift Up Every Baby (LUEB) event, a community gathering to celebrate new life, health, wellness and breastfeeding promotion.
WHAT: … Read Full Article
Tour Historic Central Library
Tour the Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., with the Friends. Free tours begin at 11 a.m. each Saturday afternoon in the rotunda. Tour goers receive a coupon for a free book at the end of the tour in the Bookseller … Read Full Article
It's Time to Ensure Our Voices are Heard this November
Equal Pay Day falls in the first weeks of April, signifying how far into the year women must work to earn as much as men.
However, African-American women must wait even longer — until … Read Full Article