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Medical College of Wisconsin: Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program (DSHREP)

What can I gain by participating in DSHREP? During this ten-week program, you will have the opportunity to: Be an active member of a research team Explore career opportunities in research and health professions Benefit from a stimulating environment of education and mentoring Attend weekly lecture seminars on cutting-edge topics Understand the educational pathways that […]

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NAACP | Milwaukee is offering Youth Empowerment Program

December 10th from 10a – 4p at the NAACP office [more info]

Remembering Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill was such a force that a full moon drew closer to Earth on her last day of life. It’s one of those twists in the cosmos that seem to bend for our best writers. Mark Twain had his Halley’s Comet. We say Shakespeare died on his birthday. We also witness this phenomenon in […]

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NAACP | Wisconsin’s First Vice Chair Wendell J. Harris “Equitable education is an issue I have been working on for decades, and it needs to be everyone’s focus”

Click the button to download Wendell Harris’s Newsletter: Wendell Harris serves as first Vice-Chair of the Wisconsin NAACP, the founder of Wendell J. Harris & Associates, LLC, and was elected to the MPS School Board for District #2 in April 2015. Born in Arkansas, Mr. Harris served in the Air Force and worked for A.O. […]

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MPS no longer required to participate in OSPP

  • By Dan T 
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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 […]

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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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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NAACP | Milwaukee’s President Fred Royal and The Impact of Childhood Lead Exposure on Adult Crime

70,000 Milwaukee Homes impacted News Conference:   Synopsis: Lead exposure, a concern for Milwaukee, not only a problem for Flint, Michigan. Call to action: making Lead exposure an issue to local government, demand urgency and transparency on financial and strategic plan to combat Lead exposure, including going into neighborhoods and test for “lead spiking”. Lead exposure is purportedly linked […]

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Launch Code, NAACP partner up to offer free summer coding classes

ST. LOUIS, Mo. St. Louis has been making a name for itself as a technology hub. Community leaders are now making sure minorities don’t miss out on opportunities from it. Launch Code is offering a summer of free coding classes. The organization is partnering up with the NAACP to target young, African American men and […]

Mobile app created by North Division students is one of six national winners

App is aimed at supporting children battling disease; now for the 2nd year in a row, an MPS student-designed app is eligible for national fan favorite award MILWAUKEE – For the second straight year, a group of Milwaukee Public Schools students studying mobile app development is among the winners of a national app competition. North […]

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