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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 
  • Category: Events, Life 
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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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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 Statement On Presidential Election

  • By Dan T 
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“Depending upon the new administration’s fidelity to America’s ideals of liberty and the NAACP’s agenda for justice, we will either be at its side or in its face.”

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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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