Milwaukee Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Milwaukee Common Council Approves $5 Million Settlement of Body Cavity / Strip Search SuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Weekend

    The Milwaukee Common Council today approved a $5 million settlement that will be divided among 74 African American young men - including a 15-year-old boy and a wheelchair-bound paraplegic - who were subjected to illegal body cavity and strip searches by Milwaukee Police as part of a wide spread and racially discriminatory pattern and practice of the MPD. Approval of this historic settlement demonstrates that the City of Milwaukee has at last accepted its responsibility for the blatantly unconstitutional conduct of its District 5 Unit of Power Shift police officers that was led by now-convicted felon Michael Vagnini.

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  2. Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals' Join Week January 17-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Weekend

    The Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals invite you to participate in its 2016 Join Week activities. Join Week serves as an opportunity for the National Urban League Young Professionals and its Milwaukee chapter to raise awareness in the community about the mission and vision of the organization.

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  3. Milwaukee Y to Host Annual Celebration Breakfast in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Weekend

    The YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee will host its 19th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast on Monday, January 18, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Italian Conference Center, located at 631 East Chicago Street in Milwaukee. The breakfast program will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and recognize local organizations dedicated to serving others, just as Dr. King did.

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  4. State assessments provide snapshot of student achievement in state, MPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Weekend

    Milwaukee Public Schools' students in middle school grades posted steady improvement in English language arts on the Wisconsin Student Assessment System exams taken during the 2014-15 school year, according to results released today by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. MPS students in 3rd through 8th grade participated in the Badger and Dynamic Learning Maps exams.

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  5. "We Got This!" Goes NationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Weekend

    Milwaukee Community Activist and the founder of the youth initiative, "We Got This!" was one of sev- eral guests who appeared on the Steve Harvey Show on Monday as one of Harvey's "Heroes" Ellis shared with a nationally syndicated audience how the program got started and what he's personally doing to help change his Milwaukee neighborhood. Ellis told Harvey that he lives in the "53206 zip code," which has been deemed "the worst place in America to raise a Black child.

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  6. PBS Newshour to Host Democratic Primary DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Weekend

    In addition to the national live broadcast on PBS, the debate - produced in cooperation with Milwaukee Public Television and WUWM 89.7 FM - will be streamed online at pbs.org/newshour. "It is fitting that two of America's finest journalists will guide this candidates' debate, which will take place just days after the Iowa Caucuses and New Hampshire Primary," said Sharon Percy Rockefeller, President and CEO of WETA, the producing station of PBS NewsHour.

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  7. Learn about all MPS schools and programs, meet principals and apply...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Weekend

    Parents and students looking for a new neighborhood, specialty or charter school for the fall or in the coming years are invited to meet school principals - and get their enrollment application in early - at Milwaukee Public Schools' Annual All-School Enrollment Fair. Free backpacks will be provided to the first 250 families to enroll their student at the event, which is set for Saturday, January 30 from 9 a.m. to noon at MPS' Milwaukee High School of the Arts, 2300 W. Highland Avenue, Milwaukee 53233.

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  8. Superintendent Driver, Bucks star Jabari Parker invite MPS families to summit on attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Weekend

    Milwaukee Public Schools families are invited to join Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver and Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker on January 11 for a summit focused on improving student attendance. Families will have the opportunity to share their ideas on how to improve student attendance.

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  9. Alderman Wade teams up with local business for holiday toy driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Weekend

    Alderman Willie C. Wade and United Milwaukee Scrap are teaming up for a toy drive giveaway on Monday, December 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the Mary Ryan Boys & Girls Club in Sherman Park. Alderman Wade said United Milwaukee Scrap employees donated more than 150 toys to be distributed to neighborhood children at Monday's event.

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  10. 2015 Friends of Heartlove Place Year-End CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Weekend

    HeartLove Place is raising money to fund our programs and change the lives of Central Milwaukee City families. In order to meet our mission and provide services in our community, we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses for support.

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  11. New clinic at Midtown Center to bring world class care to children and familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Weekend

    Alderman Joe Davis, Sr. said Children's Hospital of Wisconsin will open a state-of-the-art medical and dental clinic at Midtown Center next year - very welcome and positive news for the 2nd District and the city's northwest side. Alderman Davis said The Midtown Clinic will be located at 5433 W. Fond du Lac Ave. , in a neighborhood with few pediatric health care options and a large population of children.

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  12. 500 Black Tuxedos - Saturday, Dec. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Weekend

    I'm excited to invite you to join me Saturday, December 12, for We Got This Milwaukee's 500 Black Tuxedos event. We Got This is an awesome organization focused on helping young men develop into positive role models who are committed to our community.

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  13. TCF Bank and Milwaukee Public Schools Partner to Keep Kids Warm this WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Weekend

    TCF National Bank , a subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation , and Milwaukee Public Schools today announced their partnership to ensure kids stay warm and safe during the winter months. MPS is holding its annual Mitten Tree Drive and for the first time TCF Bank's 16 branches in the Milwaukee area are public collection sites.

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  14. Call goes out for economic boycott of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Weekend

    By Thomas E. Mitchell, Jr. In 1963 responding to the bombing of the 16th Street Church in Birmingham, Ala that took the lives of four Black girls, Dr. Martin Luther King called for a "redistribute the pain" campaign in response to the pain felt by Black America by withholding Black dollars with an economic boycott. In the last two years of his life, Dr. King again implored Black people to retaliate against racism and racist institutions by using the "power of economic withdrawal" by boycotting Christmas.

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