28 Days of Black History

February is Black History Month, and in many ways, that history is still being written today. Throughout this month, several key Milwaukee Black History makers will be profiled on the City of Milwaukee website’s main page. The prominent online spot will give students and Milwaukeeans across the city a chance to learn about – and to honor – some of the city’s notable and unsung heroes.


 

2023 Black History Month Honoree Tony Neal

Tony Neal

A Milwaukee native, Neal has worked with Diddy and Ludacris, hosts a Sirius XM radio show and stages DJ seminars through his Core DJs organization. In 2008 he moved from WKKV-FM (100.7) to become program director of WNOV-AM (860), according to allaccess.com. He’s a co-owner of Radio Multi Media, the station’s new owner.



2023 Black History Month Honoree Maurice Doc B Beckley

Maurice "Doc B" Beckley

Doc B is one of Milwaukee’s first hip hop DJs, and is the founder and owner of B-Boy Productions, a local company that provides music for public events. He was also the official Green Bay Packers DJ at Lambeau Field during their 2014-2015 season, and has participated in the 10,000 Fearless movement, a group of men and women working to stop the bloodshed in the Milwaukee community.

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