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The fourth Annual “We’re Off to a Good Start” Men’s Health Symposium, organized by Re-balanced Life Wellness Association founder Aaron Perry, aims to lessen racial health disparities in Madison.


Free Bikes 4 Kidz Madison will be collecting gently used bikes today to be donated to 1,000 Madison youth.



Community activists Gaddi Ben Dan and Ali Muldrow have been named 2018 City-County Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award winners.



A private school in Wauwatosa apologized for asking students to “Name three good reasons for slavery.”



The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness hosted a Pop-up Wellness Walk at East Towne Mall to promote physical activity among Black women.



Madison Community Foundation continues its Year of Giving by awarding its ninth grant to Amplify Madison, which is a YWCA program that helps women leaders in the nonprofit sector.  Sharpen their skills.


A recent police study, conducted by independent consulting firm OIR recommended the City of Madison hire an independent auditor to oversee the Madison Police Department.



Federal judge William Alsup ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program must remain while the Trump administration is still in negotiations with Congress.



A new print Spanish-language newspaper looks to connect Verona-area schools and families.



Madison Mayor Paul Soglin officially announced his candidacy for governor.



During warm-ups, the Madison East High School Girls Basketball Team supported #FuelorCrunch, a movement created by Jamaal Eubanks that is focused on positivity and overcoming adversity.



Former Milwaukee State Representative Mandela Barnes announced earlier this week he is running for lieutenant governor.



Latino Chamber of Commerce kicked off new video series to highlight local Latino businesses.



The Urban League of Greater Madison recognized over 270 Madison youth with its 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Outstanding Young Person Breakfast.


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Written by Madison365 staff