By Hayley Crandall Community Conservation, a Wisconsin-based conservation organization, is hosting its first ever virtual fundraiser aimed at raising money toward wildlife conservation while also encouraging people to enjoy the outdoors. Upon joining the “Pedal, Paddle, or Plod” event, participants can do as the name says: pedal, paddle or plod. Pedaling encompasses biking, paddling focuses […]
By Hayley Crandall The Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition (MRGC) is getting ready to celebrate 15 years with the HIKE15 challenge, which will kick off on Tuesday, July 6. In the spirit of celebrating and nature appreciation, the coalition is challenging residents to hit the 878-acre Greenway, appropriately nicknamed “Milwaukee’s Central Park,” and hike 15 miles […]
Online meeting at 6pm Central Time. This town hall will feature a COVID-related Q&A between these prominent members of our community and minority healthcare professionals. This virtual event is open to the media and the public, so we hope you will join us!
By Dylan Deprey There’s no denying that black women have been dominating the film industry this year. From the Hollywood superstars to up-and-coming actresses, writers, producers and filmmakers, Black women are making their stamp on the industry in a big way. Milwaukee Film’s Black Lens is celebrating everything female for 2020 Black History Month. “Black […]
A gallery night will be held at King Drive Commons Gallery and Studio of African Diaspora Culture on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday Oct. 26, 2019 from noon to 2 p.m., located at 2767 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The community is invited to join us […]
By Nyesha Stone November 1st is the start of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and it’s also the day the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will host their National Alzheimer’s & Caregiver Educational Conference here in the city. Milwaukee is AFA’s 27th state they’ve visited so far on their tour, according to CEO Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. […]
VISUAL ARTIST AND BLACK PANTHER ICON, EMORY DOUGLAS, SPEAKS ABOUT HIS ART AND HIS LEGACY. AIGA Wisconsin and UWM welcome Emory Douglas, 2015 AIGA Medalist, to the UWM Peck School of the Arts Artists Now! series in a rare opportunity to see and hear from an artist — whose work from over fifty years ago remains relevant and powerful today. “Since the […]
By National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) After the recent Starbucks incident involving the arrest of two Black men in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, most Black people had one of two responses: either boycott Starbucks or open our own coffee shops. National Eat at a Black Coffee Shop Day combines the best of these ideas. On Tuesday, May […]