On Friday, Sept. 26th, a Wisconsin personal injury law firm presented Make- A-Wish Wisconsin, a nonprofit that works to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening diseases, with over 8,000 dollars.
Habush Habush & Rottier pledged to give 100 dollars for each extra base hit by a Milwaukee Brewers player at Miller Park throughout the second half of the 2014 season.
The Brewers were able to send plenty of batters to bases, to the pleasure of the Wisconsin division of Make-A-Wish.
Habush, Chairman of the Board at Habush Habush & Rottier and Patti …
Unsurprising but important report confirms what people of color in Milwaukee already knew
Milwaukee community leaders have been speaking out about racial disparities and the struggles of hard-working, well-meaning African-American families to get ahead for decades. Now, a new report from the Wisconsin Council on Children & Families confirms that Wisconsin has the largest gap between the well-being of white and black children in the country.
While the well-being of white children in Wisconsin ranks tenth nationally, the well-being of Latino children ranks seventeenth, Asian children are thirty-seventh, African American children rank …
By Freddie Allen
NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent
During a rousing, standing- room only town hall discussion dedicated to the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and police killings of young, Black men across the nation, Ron Daniels, declared, “a state of emergency in Black America.”
Daniels, president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW), a group devoted to the social, political and economic empowerment of the Black community, said that there are two Black Americas.
“Some Black people are doing quite well, unless they get stopped for driving …
Written By Destiny and Jalen Turner
Edited by Britney Donald
Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky was born on December 16, 1866 in Moscow. Kandinsky is well known for creating the Yellow-Red-Blue oil painting in 1925. The painting depicts both sides of the human mind with the left representing creativity and the right representing logic.
In Kandinsky’s earlier years, he did not start doing abstract art. Kandinsky’s parents saw a future for him in law and economics. By 1886, Kandinsky was enrolled in the Law Faculty of Moscow University. In 1892, Kandinsky received his law degree, …
By Eelisa Jones
On Monday, Aug 25th at 4 P.M. about seventy people gathered at Water Street’s Red Arrow Park. Rally participants crowded around the park’s ice rink – some donning shirts with the faces of deceased loved ones, others, holding signs demanding justice – to protest the legal system’s response to the killing of African-American youth in the Milwaukee area.
Similar rallies took place on Sunday, Aug 17th and Friday, Aug 22nd as symbols of solidarity with residents of Ferguson, Missouri who were protesting the killing of 18-yearold Michael Brown.
By Gloria J. Browne- Marshall
“A Talented Sexy Phantom: Norm Lewis” Norm Lewis is the “Phantom of the Opera.” Tall, dark, and handsome, Lewis is the first African- American to play this role on Broadway.
Lewis commands a show where chandeliers rock, fire erupts, and men fight for love.
He is a talented sexy Phantom. His rich baritone voice weaves a story of desire in the darkness, promising seductive embraces, and melting resistance.
Admittedly, I am a Phantom fan. I have seen “Phantom of the Opera” six times in its 26 years on Broadway.
By Britney Denise Donald
Parklawn Assembly of God are hosts for the Inner City Workers Conference for the first time in Milwaukee.
Held every two years and sponsored by National Black Fellowship Assemblies of God, the three day conference brings together pastors, preachers and guest speakers from diverse ethnic backgrounds to share advice and experience with fellow church members.
The goal of the conference is to give aspiring pastors the confidence and tools needed to educate their own church back home.
The conference came to fruition in the 1980s by Reverend Spencer Jones, originally …
By Taki S. Raton
The Renaissance Room was the host site on July 13, 2014 for a beautiful sun glowed afternoon celebration of the Sista Girls Book Club.
This African American owned 4103 North Port Washington Avenue location provided the perfect atmosphere within its very elegant yet intimate bronze adorned atmosphere for their Sunday brunch in praise of sisterhood, friendship, and mutual support.
“I founded the Sista Girls Book Club in February of 2010 because I was quite disturbed by some of the images being portrayed in reality TV of African American women,” …
By Patrica Cole
Tisiphani Mayfield, CBS News Producer and entrepreneur realized her passion at a young age. Attending some of the top performing arts school in the midwest to being captain of the Milwaukee Bucks cheerleading squad.
With an impressive resume, Mayfield is now seeking to give back to the community through her dance studio, Dynamic Dance LLC. I sat down with her to get the scoop on her road to success.
Q: What was your experience like at the Milwaukee High School of the Arts?
A: It was awesome, I experienced a dance …