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

  • By Clarence Nicholas 
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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 
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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. […]

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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 
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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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