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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.”

NAACP Voting Notice

  • By Dan T 
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NAACP Voting Notice   On November 19, 2016, the election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at 2745 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Drive.  Polls will open from 12:30 p.m., until 4:00 p.m. In order to vote in a Branch election, one must be a member in good standing […]

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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. […]

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. […]

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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.

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