Milele Coggs
Press Release

Alderwoman Coggs invites residents to Kwanzaa celebration tomorrow

Milwaukee Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites residents to a Kwanzaa celebration tomorrow, December 28 at 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall rotunda.

By - Dec 27th, 2012 06:25 pm

Milwaukee Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites residents to a Kwanzaa celebration tomorrow, December 28 at 12:00 p.m. in the City Hall rotunda.

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration that honors ancient and living cultural tradition, reflecting the best of African thought and practice in its reaffirmation of the dignity of the human person in community and culture, the well-being of family and community, the integrity of the environment and our kinship with it, and the rich resource and meaning of
a people’s culture. It is observed from December 26 to January 1.

Everyone is welcome to partake in the City Hall festivities Friday, the third day of Kwanzaa which recognizes Ujima (collective work & responsibility). The festivities will include music, dance, spoken word and culture-centered art.

The event is being hosted by Benjamin Watson, with opening remarks and libation by Dr. Nathaniel Stampley and Oshi Adelabu, Shemak Hotep/Queen Mother of Ausar Auset Society. There will also be drumming by Dr. Cecil Austin and performances by Adekola Adedapo, Black Art, Viva Fidel, Gat Turner, Shear, Rakhi, Niya, and Adila Winston,
Teju Ologboni, Kareem Benson and others.

Friday’s City Hall Kwanzaa celebration is sponsored by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs.

What: City Hall Kwanzaa celebration

When: December 28th 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Where: City Hall rotunda, 200 E. Wells St.

Press Releases by Milele Coggs

Milele Coggs

Riverworks selected for 2017 Mini Block Build MKE

During the Mini Block Build, volunteers and community partners will come together to enhance – for free – several homes via small repairs, as well as beautification and landscaping projects.

Milele Coggs

Register now for the MKE Business Now Entrepreneurship Summit

The summit will take place on Saturday, Jan 28 at the Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee.

Milele Coggs

Nationally-known peace activist Erica Ford to appear at public, free session on Friday

Erica Ford is the founder and CEO of LIFE Camp, Inc.

Milele Coggs

Community meeting on Saturday to discuss lead service line proposal

News release from Alds. Milele A. Coggs, Russell W. Stamper, II and Khalif J. Rainey

Milele Coggs

RFP for new mixed-use MLK Library

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs said the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) has issued a Request for Proposal from qualified firms looking to partner on a mixed-use development of a new Martin Luther King branch library at 310 W. Locust St.

Milele Coggs

Bronzeville Week celebration set for August 5 – 12, 2017

Each August since its inception, Bronzeville Week has gained momentum and has attracted noticeably larger crowds to a series of performances and events.

See More Releases
Building(s):