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NAACP | Milwaukee’s Housing Committee’s new page

NAACP | Milwaukee has set up a new page to submit complaints of fair housing discrimination or for you to receive information about fair housing discrimination and best practices.

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MPS no longer required to participate in OSPP

  • By Dan T 
  • Category: Education 
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MILWAUKEE (October 12, 2016) Milwaukee Public Schools is no longer required to participate in the Opportunity Schools and Partnership program, according to a letter released today by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.   The letter issued today informed MPS it will not have to participate in the program because the district is no longer […]

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NAACP | Milwaukee in the running to be a beneficiary of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s community program

  • By Clarence Nicholas 
  • Category: Life 
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The Milwaukee Branch NAACP is in the running to be a beneficiary of Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s community program – Heart of Canal Street this year. If we’re one of the 31 charities selected to receive funding, we will use the funds to fund next year’s ACTSO Program, The Rites of Passage Program and the […]

NAACP | Milwaukee endorses League of Martin

  • By Fred Royal 
  • Category: Life, News 
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NAACP | Milwaukee endorses League of Martin’s President Sheronda Grant’s and Vice President Troy Johnson’s efforts in bringing racial equity to the Milwaukee Police Department. The League of Martin (LOM) is an organization of African American Police Officers. LOM became a chartered organization in 1974 and took its name from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]


NAACP | Milwaukee’s 2016 Freedom Fund Dinner [Full Video]

NAACP | Milwaukee’s 2016 Freedom Fund Dinner with Roland Martin Video courtesy of Wisconsin Jobs Now & Regul8tors See you next year.

A Call for Community Problem Oriented Policing in Milwaukee [Video]

  • By Dan T 
  • Category: Life, News 
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A collaborative effort from the Leaugue of United Latin Citizens and NAACP | Milwaukee More information: Community Coalition for Quality Policing

Black Female Physicist, Tuskegee Professor Awarded $1.1 Million Grant To Fight Cancer

Alabama scientist, one of nation’s few black female physicists, breaks ground in cancer research When Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green receives invitations to be a guest speaker for professional groups, schools and nonprofit organizations, she almost never turns them down. “Usually if there is an invitation to speak at a forum like that, I accept it because […]

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[UPDATE] NAACP Milwaukee, ACLU, faith groups call for police reform

Diverse group calls for police reform Community leaders speak Monday during a news conference on violence in the city and police practices at the Milwaukee NAACP office in Milwaukee.(Photo: Calvin Mattheis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) A coalition of civil rights and faith groups called for the creation of an independent, diverse civilian board to oversee investigations of […]

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MPS Student Wins Gold Medal at National NAACP Competition

Milwaukee High School of the Arts students honored for music, arts CINCINNATI, OHIO – Kaprice Maxwell, an incoming senior at Milwaukee High School of the Arts, won the Gold Medal in Contemporary Voice at the 38th Annual NAACP ACT-SO National Competition “The Olympics of the Mind” in Cincinnati, Ohio, last weekend. Maxwell is one of […]

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Milwaukee County leaders call for juvenile justice overhaul

  • By Dan T 
  • Category: Events, News 
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Milwaukee County officials are calling for the closure of a troubled Northwoods youth prison as part of a proposed overhaul of the state’s juvenile justice system. “We need a new juvenile justice system in the state of Wisconsin,” said Hector Colón, director of the county’s Health and Human Services Administration. Colón told members of the […]

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The NAACP Milwaukee Branch, launched in 1924, is one of the oldest branches in the nation - working in the forefront of the civil rights movement.​