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  1. Black Panthers Celebrate Children with 2nd Annual Shopping with a Panther EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    To lose a parent at a young age is something that no child should ever endure, especially when it's at the hands of violence in the community. The holiday seasons can be a tough time for anybody who has experienced losing a loved one, and children are no exception.

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  2. African American Ladies Empowering Growth and Opportunity (A-LEGO)...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    LEGO's Health and Mental Health Committee presented "Life Baskets" sponsored by Aurora Health Care, to local federally qualified health clinics, to assist patients participating in the 2018 Association of State and Territorial Health Officials State Public Health Collaborative grant to improve cardiovascular health outcomes managed by UniteMKE. These "Life Baskets" include blood glucose meters, blood pressure cuffs, water filters and information to schedule smoke detector installation touching families who suffer with chronic condition.

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  3. A Solemn Mission a BetrayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The American Red Cross , also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief and education in the United States. The organization was founded May 21, 1881 by none other than the legendary Clara Barton.

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  4. Red Cross Rids Their New Policy for the OriginalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The American Red Cross of Wisconsin has a history of helping the community in disasters, well, because it's their mission. According to their website, 90 percent of the disasters Red Cross responds to are house fires.

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  5. Stop the Mental Health StigmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The Black community has been through a lot, and a lot of our problems seemed to get pushed aside by society, and by ourselves. There's this stigma that mental health isn't an issue, especially in the Black community, and because of this people tend to not seek out help.

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  6. MPS Student Princess Vaulx Wins Merit Award in National YoungArts CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    More than 8,000 students from 47 states applied to compete in nine disciplines in the 2018 YoungArts competition. In November, results were finalized, and 700 student artists earned recognition in three tiers.

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  7. Milwaukee Public Library Calendar of Events January 7 to 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Tour Historic Central Library Tour the Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., with the Friends. Free tours begin at 11 a.m. each Saturday afternoon in the rotunda.

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  8. UWM Graduates Inspire Us All with Their Successful JourneysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Milwaukee hosts two graduation ceremonies each year. Sunday, Dec. 17, UWM Chancellor Mark Mone presided over the final graduation ceremony of 2017, and the university's 117th graduation overall.

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  9. Bader Philanthropies Provides $310,000 to Expand Alzheimer's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Bader Philanthropies, Inc., one of southeastern Wisconsin's top five foundations, announced its board of directors approved a two-year $310,000 grant to the University of Wisconsin Foundation for the Milwaukee office of the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute . The grant will expand outreach activities that help the underserved aging populations of African- Americans in Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha counties.

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  10. Robert Boyd Jr. Does Clause for CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Boyd and his family look forward to dressing up as the Clauses and elves every year. Expect the unexpected is the phrase, but when the holiday season comes to town nothing is more expected than an annual sighting of dear old Santa Claus.

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  11. Bus Pass GiveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    As far as other states are concerned, Wisconsinites are pretty tough. With weather conditions like the ones experienced here in the dairy state and quarterback Aaron Rodgers on the mend, residents know that when the going gets tough it's their time to shine.

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  12. Launch MKE Celebrates Its First Graduating ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    The First Graduating Class Ceremony for Launch MKE, was held at DOC's Commerce Smokehouse. Launch MKE hasn't been out for a year and they're already impacting lives in Milwaukee.

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  13. He's Not a StereotypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Running Rebels Community Organization has been changing the lives of the youth since 1980. Founder and Executive Director Victor Barnett saw the youth of Milwaukee needed more than what they were receiving, so he stepped in.

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  14. ResCare Launches "Change the Game" Campaign in MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Beginning the job search can be daunting but it's not one that has to be done alone. In 2015, ResCare Workforce Services helped 13,000 people in southeastern Wisconsin find jobs and on Dec. 5 it launched a new campaign, "Change the Game" to help even more.

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  15. GMF releases On the Table ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    This fall, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation led the On the Table MKE sessions, which were hosted by the community. Various organizations, businesses and prominent people brought different residents from the community together to talk about a variety of topics.

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  16. SHARP Literacy Launches Campaign FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    This past Monday, as a warm front settled across Lake Michigan, SHARP Literacy launched its first public campaign which aims to fundraise so they can bring their program to other urban schools in southeastern Milwaukee. The announcement made by SHARP Literacy CEO Lynda Kohler and Discovery World CEO Joel Brennan, took place at Discovery World in hopes to raise $124,800.

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  17. Milwaukee Celebrates the Season with Holiday DecorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    When winter comes to Milwaukee it doesn't just bring snow and sharp winds. In fact, as winter settles across the bustling city with it comes a plethora of decorations from the holiday lights to street banners-Milwaukee turns into a twinkling winter wonderland.

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  18. Time to Let Go of the Past American School SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    Out with the old and in with the new. Like with every generation, each one feels their generation has lived the best life, and it's hard for them to look towards the future and appreciate the present because of the nostalgia of the past.

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  19. O.N.F.Y.A.H. Begins Rehearsals for Winter Recital and Create Outlet for Children in the CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    In a close quartered room filled with lights, mirrors, and a wall of positive quotes, community members are dropping off their children. Children aging anywhere from three to 19 years old are gathered to dance to the beat of a drum.

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  20. Advocate in Three WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | Milwaukee Courier Online

    He wanted to explore the galaxy to be closer to the stars because his mom said there were angels who were watching him, but who is this him and what happened to reaching the sky? Well, he's heading for the clouds, and beyond, but through his music and his advocacy work. His name is Joshua Jenkins and he's a local rapper who's paving a way to the stars for himself with his vernacular flows-Josh Jenkins is his artist name.

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