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NAACP | Milwaukee announcement: Employment rejection from Time Warner Cable?

  • By Dan T 
  • Category: Life, News 
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October 28, 2017 If your employment application to Time Warner Cable has been rejected because of a criminal background check, please contact the Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP at (414) 562-1000 (Tuesday thru Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Across the country, criminal background checks are having a discriminatory impact upon African-Americans entangled in the […]

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Beyond Sherman Park [Discussion]

Beyond Sherman Park Join the conversation and interact with community leaders, government officials, and local journalists. Parklawn Assembly of God Church 3725 N. Sherman Blvd Free and open to the public RSVP at milwaukeepbs.org — ticket holders get priority seating July 27th | Event begins 6:30pm – discussion starts at 7:00pm Hosts include: Milwaukee PBS’s […]

Queen of Katwe [Film]

Chasing Experience Queen of Katwe July 27th, 2017 929 N Water Street Milwaukee, WI 53202 Adults: $25 per ticket Teens 13-17 enter free when accompanied by adult(s) with paid tickets      

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Ghana launches its first satellite into space

Ghana has successfully launched its first satellite into space. GhanaSat-1, which was developed by students at All Nations University in Koforidua, was sent into orbit from the International Space Station. Cheers erupted as 400 people, including the engineers, gathered in the southern Ghanaian city to watch live pictures of the launch. The first signal was […]

Free hands-on training for young drivers available in May at Miller Park

The Milwaukee Youth Council invites local young people to register for one of four free hands-on driving skills courses on Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21 at Miller Park. The half-day courses are intended for newly-licensed drivers or permit holders to practice driving skills in a safe, controlled environment with professional instructors. The Ford […]

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A statement from the Community Coalition for Quality Policing on recent events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 24, 2017        Contact:  Fred Royal            (414) 562-1000 The alleged discriminatory practices at the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) brought forth this week by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin as well as the very public response by leadership at the Milwaukee Police Department only further underscores the need to immediately […]

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NAACP | Milwaukee sues to stop Milwaukee County’s I-94 east-west project

MADISON – Civil rights and environmental groups sued the state Department of Transportation this week to block the expansion of I-94 in Milwaukee. The megaproject is already stalled because of a funding crunch and the lawsuit will make it harder for the state to put it back on track. The groups bringing the lawsuit are […]

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Election dates: early 2017

  • By Clarence Nicholas 
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Click to see Early 2017 elections

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Lobby Day: A Day at the Capital for the Wisconsin Black History Program

  • By Fred Royal 
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A Day at the Capital for the Wisconsin Black History Program

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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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