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NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson, Releases Statement on The Passing of Cicely Tyson

NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson issues statement on the death of actress Cicely Tyson: “She was an idol to so many of us, including myself, and brought our heroes to life on the silver screen.” https://abcn.ws/3iVNlw9 Today, the world lost a legend, an activist, and a groundbreaking actress, Cicely Tyson. She was an idol […]

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NAACP Mourns the Passing of Baseball Great Hank Aaron

The NAACP mourns the passing of Hank Aaron, Legendary Atlanta Brave and Major League Baseball record holder and a former member of the NAACP Board of Directors. “Hank did not only break barriers on the baseball field, but also in the civil rights movement,” said NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson. I hope that athletes […]

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The Overlooked History of African American Skate Culture

  They’re impossible to miss, rolling in like a rainbow cavalcade. Their skates glide like an extension of the body, carving shapes and patterns into the tarmac. Passersby gawk. Their presence is encompassing, demanding even. They swerve with incomprehensible grace, in ways that don’t look possible on what is essentially a set of four wheels […]

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NIGERIAN SCIENTIST CREATES A COMPUTER THAT CAN SMELL EXPLOSIVES AND CANCER CELLS

  • By Dan T 
  • Category: Technology 
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Silicon Valley-based Oshi Agabi has unveiled a computer based not on silicon but on mice neurons at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. The system has been trained to recognise the smell of explosives and could be used to replace traditional airport security, he said. . Eventually the modem-sized device – dubbed Koniku Kore – could […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

  • By Fred Royal 
  • Category: Events, Life 
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A Day at the Capital for the Wisconsin Black History Program

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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 
  • 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 […]

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[UPDATE] NAACP Milwaukee, ACLU, faith groups call for police reform

Diverse group calls for police reform Community leaders speak Monday during a news conference on violence in the city and police practices at the Milwaukee NAACP office in Milwaukee.(Photo: Calvin Mattheis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) A coalition of civil rights and faith groups called for the creation of an independent, diverse civilian board to oversee investigations of […]

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