Category : Wisconsin

Midwest / Wisconsin - 5 days ago

2019 Greek Weekend

The NPHC (National Pan-Hellenic Council) is composed of 9 of the biggest African American Fraternities and sororities called the divine 9. The council which was founded on the campus of Howard University in 1930, has served as a governing  body t...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 5 days ago

Local Station 101.5 WBOU Expands to Chicago

August 12, 2019 By MKE Community Journal Leave a Comment In April of 1991, Lyle Shumpert transformed his living room into the first location for the WBOU radio station. 102.5 WBOU started touring with the gospel show known as the the Brothers Of...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 5 days ago

Rosemary Ollison: Prosperity in a Million Scraps

Rosemary Ollison, Mama, 10 x 14 feet (2019). Courtesy of the artist and Portait Society Gallery. Rosemary Ollison: Prosperity in a Million Scraps opened at the Lynden Sculpture Garden on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Ollison has a history of transform...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 6 days ago

Clean Water a Deliberate Policy Choice

Patty Schachtner In past years, the safety of our drinking water has come to the forefront of Wisconsin’s political landscape. Extensive studies have shown not only the scale, but the drastic health consequences contaminated water has on our commu...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 1 week ago

Mt. Zion MBC Anniversary

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2207 N. 2nd Street and Garfield, has a slate of activities planned to celebrate a century of service and ministry to the community. Starting Saturday, August 10 to Sunday, August 18, the congregants a...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 1 week ago

Long time MCJ Account Exec. Jimmy Johnson Passes

A born salesman who was a good man and loyal friend; who loved his family, community, the newspaper he worked for and its staff. That’s how people remembered long time Milwaukee Community Journal account executive Jimmy V. Johnson, who passed away...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 1 week ago

Funeral Services for Jimmy Johnson

August 6, 2019 By MKE Community Journal 6 Comments Funeral services for Milwaukee Community Journal sales representative Jimmy Johnson will be held Tuesday, August 13, at Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 2700 W. Brown St. Rev. George Jolly...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 1 week ago

EWI Read to Lead

Ready Rally at Next Door‘s Early Childhood Education Center on September 18, 2019 Fun and exciting event to showcase the rewards reading books has to offer EWI members will be present and Milwaukee author, Jamie Vacho Knisbeck, and Illustrator, Ch...