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A Taste of Racine, Wisconsin

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT RACINE?

  1. Racine is a city in and the county seat of Racine County, Wisconsin, United States. According to 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the city had a population of 82,196.

  2. The Insider News covers issues specific to the African-American community. Racinenews.org offers web-based coverage for Racine, as did news website Racinepost.com before they decided to shut down. However, a new media outlet has emerged that covers Racine: Wisconsin Internet News.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $37,164, and the median income for a family was $45,150. Males had a median income of $35,079 versus $24,279 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,705. About 10.8% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.6% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those aged 65 or over.

Radio Stations
WRNW 97.3 FM Milwaukee, WI Top-40
WJMR 98.3 FM Menomonee Falls, WI Urban Contemporary
WKKV 100.7 FM Racine, WI Urban Contemporary
WXSS 103.7 FM Wauwatosa, WI Top-40
WLVE 105.3 FM Mukwonago, WI Christian Contemporary
WNOV 860 AM Milwaukee, WI Urban Contemporary
WSSP 1250 AM Milwaukee, WI Sports
WISN 1130 AM Milwaukee, WI News/Talk

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FREE GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT TO BRING COMMUNITY TOGETHER

- Tickets For “McDonald’s Praise For Peace” Are Now Free Thanks To Marcus Center And Other Local Sponsors -

MILWAUKEE (August 18, 2016) – For more than a year, McDonald’s Restaurants of Southeastern Wisconsin and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts have been planning a celebration of Gospel music for Saturday, August 27. Titled “Praise for Peace,” the concert is taking on new significance as the Milwaukee community begins to heal following the recent events that attracted national news attention.

In an effort to make the concert as accessible as possible to everyone in the community, McDonald’s, the Marcus Center and other community partners have now underwritten 100 percent of the ticket costs. Originally priced at $12, tickets for the concert are now available FREE in person at the Marcus Center box office. Call the Box Office at (414) 273-7206 with any questions.

“Praise for Peace” features some of the biggest names in modern gospel music. Led by Bishop William Murphy, III, the concert will also feature the talents of the Shekinah Glory Ministry, Charlin Neal and Marlon Lock. Held in Uihlein Hall at the Marcus Center, doors will open at 5 p.m. and the musical celebration will start at 6.

“Praise for Peace is a first step in bringing our community together,” said Robert Pyles, pastor of Abundant Faith Church of Integrity, 7830 Good Hope Road, and owner of 16 McDonald’s restaurants. “And, now the tickets are free so that we do not have to turn away anyone based on their inability to pay.”

Sponsors enthusiastically came to the table earlier this week to ensure that ticket costs would be covered. Besides McDonald’s and the Marcus Center, sponsors include Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper, WJMR-FM 98.3, A-1 Services, Designer Furniture on Consignment, Dreamland Childcare Center, Leaders Luxury Motors, Mize Houser & Company P.A., The New Pitts Mortuary, Harry C. Glinberg Jewelers, Darren Moore, Mark Wade, Debbie Allen and MacPyles Corporation.

When it was originally announced in early July, “Praise for Peace” was intended solely as a fundraiser for the Milwaukee Ronald McDonald House.

“The focus was always about the importance of coming together to make a difference and giving back to the community,” said Pyles. “It still is. In light of last weekend’s events, it’s even more important for all segments of the Milwaukee community to come together, join hands and rebuild our community.”

Concertgoers will still have the opportunity to learn about the Ronald McDonald House and the important role it plays in helping families heal and thrive in Milwaukee and worldwide. Attendees also will be encouraged to support Milwaukee’s Ronald McDonald House, located near Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, by donating on the night of the event.

“This night is going to be a night to celebrate all that is good in our community,” added Pyles.

About McDonald's
McDonald's USA, LLC, serves a variety of menu options made with quality ingredients to more than 27 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by businessmen and women. Customers can now log online for free at approximately 11,500 participating Wi-Fi enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants. For more information, visit www.mcdonalds.com, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

About Ronald McDonald House Charities
Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®), a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. Through its global network of local Chapters in 60 countries and regions, its three core programs, the Ronald McDonald House®, Ronald McDonald Family Room® and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, and millions of dollars in grants to support children's programs worldwide, RMHC® provides stability and resources to families so they can get and keep their children healthy and happy. All RMHC-operated and supported programs provide access to quality health care and give children and families the time they need together to heal faster and cope better. For more information, visit www.rmhc.org, follow RMHC on Twitter or like RMHC on Facebook.

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Demographics of Racine, Wisconsin

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

60.91%

20.32%

0.40%

0.61%

12.95%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Racine, Wisconsin

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Businesses in Racine, Wisconsin


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. African Braiding Techniques -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3122 Washington Ave. Racine, WI 53405 (262) 619-0988

  2. Clarisse African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1425 S Emmertsen Rd Apt 101 Racine, WI 53406-5726 (262) 619-0988

  3. Jamil's Beauty Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   83 Riverside Dr. Racine, WI 53404 (262) 634-5623

  4. Julia's Hair Braiding Center -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   524 Main Racine, WI 53402 (262) 636-3053

  5. Shenita's Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   814 17th Street Racine, WI 53403 (262) 637-1251

  6. Zena African Classic Beauty -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   318 Main St Racine, WI 53403-1029 (262) 633-4545

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Budget City Auto Sales -  Category: Auto Sales -   Quality used car dealer with most vehicles priced between $1995 and $3995   4252 Douglas Ave Racine, WI (262) 412-4336  - (visit website)

  2. Insider News -  Category: African American Newspaper -   1661 Douglas Ave, Racine, WI 53404

  3. It Takes a Village Child Learning Center LLC -  Category: Child Care -  It Takes a Village is a state licensed family child care center that provides a high quality child care option for families that prefer a home environment and small group setting which affords more individualized care. It Takes a Village is so much more than the traditional daycare, we are a learning center committed to partnering with the families we serve and support to prepare and equip each child in our care with the educational foundation needed to be successful in the traditional classroom and in life!   Phillips Ave Racine, WI 53403 (262) 357-4741  - (visit website)

  4. Racine Area Community Center -  Category: Healthcare Services -   Racine Community Health Center is an out-patient clinic that offers medical, dental and behavior health services. We strive to provide the most comprehensive services to best care for patients of all ages in a culturally sensitive manner, regardless of ability to pay. The clinic is also currently offering a FREE service to the public by providing "Certified Application Counselors"(CACs) who give individualized assistance for enrollment into the insurance marketplace or BadgerCare Plus.   2405 Northwestern Ave. Racine, WI (262) 886-0474  - (visit website)

  5. Racine | Kenosha Community Action Agency -  Category: Services -   2113 North Wisconsin Street Racine, WI 53402 (262) 637-8377 - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Golden Chicken Carry Outs -  Category: Chicken Restaurants -   3523 16th St, Racine WI 53405 (262) 637-9715

  2. Old Country Buffet -  Category: Buffets Restaurants -   4901 Washington Ave, Ste 2 Racine WI 53406 (262) 634-8420   - (visit website)

  3. Taste of Soul Seafood and Chicken -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   2920 Taylor Ave Racine WI 53405 (262) 634-3889

  4. Wilbur's Bbq Restaurant and Catering -  Category: BBQ -  515 6th St, Racine, WI (262) 633-8460

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Racine, Wisconsin, singer, actress Barbara McNair studied music at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago.

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CHURCHES



  1. Greater Grace Temple Church of God in Christ -  522 N. Memorial Dr, Racine, WI 53404 (262) 634-6246  - (visit website)

  2. Little Macedonia Cogic -  1015 Lockwood Avenue, Racine, Wisconsin 53403 (262) 632-2466

  3. Wayman AME Church -  424 North Memorial Drive, Racine, WI 53404-3222 (262) 632-1650  - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Gerald's Smokehouse Cuisine -  Category: Live Entertainment - Jazz And Blues - Various Cuisine -   1501 Washington Ave., Racine, WI 53403 (262) 898-3463  - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Animal Crackers Jazz Series
    ( June - August)   Wednesdays at the Racine Zoological Amphitheater. (262) 636-9189  

    Smooth jazz overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan.


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