Category : Wisconsin

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

Ryan plans to retire from Congress in 2018

MILWAUKEE — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he’s not leaving Congress anytime soon, but his aides will not say if he plans to run for re-election in 2018. Politico and the Huffington Post published reports speculating that Ryan would make this term his...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

Milwaukee Excellence

The video heard around the world that has everyone in Milwaukee talking, starring two young Milwaukee princesses, is the most adorable aspect of a city underrated with talent. Aryn and Savannah, of Milwaukee Excellence Charter School, recently lead...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

Little Black Boy, Run

They say you will never make it out of the hood Run, run to a place where you know there’s good They say you will never own your business Run, run to the people who’ll believe and be a witness Little black boy, you are a target For those who want t...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

African-American Roundtable and Community Leaders

Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton is inviting area residents to attend the African American Roundtable on Thursday November 30 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 2nd from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Dr. Martin Luther King Elementar...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

Men 4 Men: A Foundation For Freedom Initiative

“You’re under arrest for the murder of Alton Sterling,”  should have been the response from Howie Lake. After witnessing his partner Blake Salamoni shoot Sterling, he laid flat on the ground while mockingly screaming “he’s got a gun.” Instead, afte...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

From Thrill to Tragedy: How Do We Stop the Stollies?

As a kid, I remember growing up having all the fun in the world. I wasn’t worried about what other people thought about me. I couldn’t care less about whether you thought I was “cool” or not. My number one goal was to live a fun life, the most fun...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

Opinion: When Black children are not Kids

Often, black youths are portrayed to be older and more mature than their white counterparts in the media. Recent examples include the clearing of a man who raped and impregnated a black girl in France, after officials ruled that the child ‘consente...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

Milwaukee, the Time is Now

I love Milwaukee, just like I know many others do, I have had the opportunity to leave and move on but I have chosen to stay in my birth state and city, to help build in a place. I was born watching us get destroyed. Being home grown is also very s...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 7 months ago

Happy Thanksgiving!

The time has come Where families galore Sit around the dinner table Giving thanks, as they adore The people who matter The things appreciated Each and every year More love is created The time has come Where we sit and feast We fellowship and than...