Milwaukee Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. IT Training and Tech Hiring opportunities - Milwaukee Listen UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Weekend

    Employ Milwaukee's TechHire IT training program. Classes will be held at the Milwaukee TechForce Training Center, located at 1916 N. 4th Street.

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  2. Record Number of Blacks Officiate 2017 Wisconsin Basketball TournamentRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Weekend

    Back in 1987 when former NBA player Sam Williams witnessed firsthand the lack of African-Americans refereeing high school basketball in Milwaukee and the practices denying officials of color upward professional advancement, he knew right away something needed to be done. He lived a special connection to the game and understood through immersion the fundamental life lessons taught and learned through team sports.

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  3. New Tandem Restaurant - Bridges Two Milwaukee'sRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Weekend

    When Caitlin Cullen looks at the former Wally Schmidt Tavern on the near north side, she sees more than the future home of her restaurant, , where chicken and family-style entrA es will be the specialties. She sees what could be a bridge between the Lindsay Heights neighborhood and downtown.

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  4. Where Millennials Really Want To LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Weekend

    "The urban thrive on the city's side." That's what commercial real estate developers are saying in the city of Milwaukee .

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  5. Milwaukee Bucks' Feigin, Robinson and Mason co-chair United Performing Arts FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Weekend

    The United Performing Arts Fund has scored a buzzer beater in securing three honorary co-chairs for the 2017 UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller Lite . Peter Feigin , Bucks president, Craig Robinson , vice president of player and organizational development and former Buck Desmond Mason will serve as this year's co-chairs for the Sunday, June 4th Ride.

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  6. New Click2Work email list will connect residents to job opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Weekend

    Milwaukee residents who are interested in staying up-to-date on job openings throughout the city, career fairs and vocational training opportunities can now sign up to receive regular email and text updates from the city. Council members Milele A. Coggs, Ashanti Hamilton, Russell W. Stamper, II, Khalif J. Rainey, Chantia Lewis and Cavalier Johnson announced the launch of the Click2Work email list, which will utilize the city's E-Notify system to connect residents with work opportunities at private businesses citywide.

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  7. Rufus King celebrates undefeated Lady Generals - Milwaukee team heads to semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Weekend

    Cheer leader Imani Jones smiles as she watches the pep rally. Rufus King International School, 1801 W. Olive Street, in Milwaukee.

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  8. Walking Among Us are Super Moms with Sickle CellRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | Weekend

    My name is Leathia Boyd and I'm the Founder of a 501c3 organization called Super Moms with Sickle Cell Inc. I'm a 38yr old Black woman, mom and wife who also happens to have sickle cell anemia. I've been an advocate I guess you could say all my life but I only got serious about it 6,7 years ago.

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  9. Milwaukee to Host 2,500 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Professional WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Weekend

    Alpha Kappa Alpha last met in Milwaukee for their 70th Central Regional Conference in 2004. Members of the eldest, African-American women-led, Greek letter organization will be housed at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center and Hyatt Regency with functions planned at the Wisconsin Center.

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  10. Milwaukee Panel Focused on Creating Sustainable Black JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Weekend

    On Saturday, March 4th local and state leaders held a panel in efforts to uplift the Black community, by providing sustainable jobs. "We are in a city where 20 percent of our kids can read on grade level in third and eighth grade," said Senator Lena Taylor .

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  11. Alderwoman Coggs Host Jobs Informational Session March 9 at HillsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Weekend

    Alderwoman Coggs said the Bucks arena project and other development activity in the city are providing a significant number of job opportunities for individuals, and next week's info session "is a prime opportunity to learn more about how to access the growing jobs pipeline" in Milwaukee. "The development and construction momentum we are seeing right now in the city is offering a unique window of opportunity for starting a new career or learning a trade," she said.

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  12. Tony Baez Gets Endorsed By Aft Local 212Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Weekend

    Dr. Tony Baez, candidate for the 6th district of the Milwaukee Public School Board, today announced the endorsement from the American Federation of Teachers Local 212. Luz Sosa, vice president of AFT Local 212, said, "Today more than ever we need to elect someone with experience, dedication, and a strong commitment to public education, bilingual education and the Latino community.

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  13. Milwaukee Black Heroes - Get Living Legacy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Weekend

    But some people literally helped shape black Milwaukee and the Living Legacy Awards are intended to recognize these individuals and their contributions. Fourteen deserving members of Milwaukee's African American community were honored by Milwaukee Common Council members with "Living Legacy Awards" during the city's Inaugural Black History Program on Friday.

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  14. Well Off Blacks In The Worst City for BlacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Weekend

    Well-off black families can still end up living in poorer areas compared to white families with similar or even lower incomes. Studies have shown that white people prefer to live in communities where there are fewer black people, regardless of their income.

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  15. Milwaukee Grammy Winner Speech Remembers Al JarreauRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Weekend

    In 1968, I was coming fresh out of my momma's womb when fellow Milwaukee native & multiple Grammy winner Al Jarreau first made the decision that music would be his primary passion. He had already been refining his gift for many years.

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  16. ACLU Challenges Milwaukee Police Department's Unconstitutional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Weekend

    For the Last Eight Years, the Milwaukee Police Department Has Subjected Tens of Thousands of Innocent People to Unconstitutional Stops and Frisks, Disrupting Their Daily Lives Because They Are Black or Latino MILWAUKEE - The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin, and the law firm of Covington & Burling filed a class-action lawsuit today against the city of Milwaukee over its police department's vast stop-and-frisk program. The department targets tens of thousands of people without reasonable suspicion of criminal activity, the legal requirement for a police stop, making the program unconstitutional, the lawsuit says. 5 comments

  17. Milwaukee Public Schools' students get free books; chance to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Weekend

    On February 15, more than 5,000 MPS students will receive free books to continue building their own home libraries and develop their reading skills through the My Very Own Library literacy initiative that is dedicated to putting books into the hands of children in need. This is the second year of the initiative in Milwaukee.

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  18. City Sues To Shut Down Properties Linked To Drugs, ProstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Weekend

    The City of Milwaukee has filed a lawsuit seeking the closure and sale of 12 near south side rental properties that have been linked to widespread criminal activities, including drug sales and prostitution. Alderman Bob Donovan and Alderman JosA G. PA rez - whose aldermanic districts are home to all 12 of the properties owned by defendant Kenneth D. Churchill III of West Allis - said the properties have been a source of numerous complaints about criminal activities for years. 1 comment

  19. Resolution To Oppose Travel BanRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | Weekend

    Last week, I was proud to co-sponsor a resolution in front of the Milwaukee Common Council opposed to the unconstitutional travel ban executed by President Donald Trump. It is openness, inclusion, the melting pot culture, our diversity as a nation, and the potential that is unlocked when everybody has a fair shot and fair chance no matter where you come from, what color your skin is, what language you speak or what religion you practice-that is what makes America great.

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  20. 2017 BMA AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Weekend

    The 2017 edition of the Black Men Achieve Awards, popularly known as the BMA Awards holds in City Hall Rotunda, Milwaukee, on the 23rd of February, 2017. The award ceremony is organized to recognize the immense contributions and achievements of Black American Males.

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