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To celebrate the release of highly anticipated movie Black Panther, local organizers have planned multiple screenings, jam-packed with community and cosplay.

 

 

Sable Flames, an organization Madison Fire Department’s African American firefighters, will celebrate their 25th anniversary this month with its annual Second Alarm benefit banquet.

 

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison will honor the work and dedication of women of color with its 10th Annual Outstanding Women of Color awards this month.

 

 

The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County officially open the doors to its new dental clinic at the Allied Family Center-Fitchburg location.

 

 

Morning Consult’s Governor Approval Rating finds Gov. Scott Walker as having among the worst approval rating in the country.

 

 

The only African American on the Dane County Board, Shelia Stubbs has announced a run for the Wisconsin State Assembly.

 

 

GiGi’s Playhouse and the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County have demanded Netflix remove a comedy special that attacks kids with Down syndrome.

 

 

A Kenosha faith group has rejected the apology of Kenosha County Sheriff, after his insensitive comments.

 

 

Community members and local authorities gathered on Madison’s Southside to address a recent spike in car theft.

 

 

Oscar Mireles has agreed to serve his second term as Madison’s Poet Laureate.

 

 

Emeritus professor of music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison James Latimer recently received  Wisconsin Percussive Arts Society Lifetime Achievement Award.

 

 

The Ho-Chunk Nation named Jessika Greendeer Agriculture Division Manager.

 

 

Author Sagashus Levingston is one of dozens of stories featured in the new online collaborative storytelling project, titled Love Wisconsin.

 

 

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Written by Madison365 staff

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