Explore MKE Black – July 5-11

Discover events, businesses, and culture in Milwaukee’s Black community. For your business or event to be considered for inclusion, please send an email to contact@mkeblack.org by Friday.

Updated 7/5/21

Events

Brew City Black Ball: The Untold Story of Black Baseball in Milwaukee: Thursday, July 8th, 7:30pm

This virtual presentation will uncover that history in telling the stories of the McCoy-Nolan Giants and the Milwaukee Bears, two all-Black professional teams that called Milwaukee home during the 1920s.

Kujichagulia Culinary Market: Sunday, July 11th, 11am – 3pm

This week’s Kujichagulia Culinary Market will feature food from Delicious Bites, located inside Sherman Phoenix. 3536 W Fond Du Lac Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53216

Forgotten Voices: Through July 18th

Forgotten Voices highlights how musical roots encompass harmonies and rhythms of West Africa, which then became Freedom Songs, Spirituals and Blues, and continued on through Ragtime, Dixieland, Country, Swing, BeBop, Jazz, Gospel, Rock n’ Roll and beyond.

Eat & Drink

Big Daddy’s BBQ and Soul Food

Great BBQ and soul food. Big Daddy’s offers the best BBQ in the state of Wisconsin with our famous southern sides. 2730 N Humboldt Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53212

Nino’s Southern Sides

Ol’ fashioned southern cuisine, including catfish, porkchops, chicken, and more. 4475 N Oakland Ave, Shorewood, WI 53211