Madison365 Week in Review for June 17


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    On this week’s episode of Real Talk, Percy Brown Jr. looks at the true root causes of violence among black men. Spoiler: it isn’t hip-hop.

    Unapologetically Bria Bea is a millennial, a member of the “validation generation.” Please like and share!!

    Tanisha_HarbertIt’s Juneteenth today! Come out and celebrate!

    And as long as you’re out, stop by the grand opening of Madison’s first Black-owned beauty school.


    P_jacquelinesuarezJacqueline Suárez has been on the front lines of the immigration issue for 13 years now.



    SelflessAmibitionA new coalition called Selfless Ambition is working to build bridges and connect the faith community to the real needs in their neighborhoods.



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    We reported on two important graduations: the Tribal Technology Institute graduated its first class of tech-ready high school seniors, and One City Early Learning graduated its first class of kindergarten-ready kids.


    MSCHateMailA student leader at the UW Multicultural Student Center received some violent hate mail.



    IMG_0031A local yoga instructor is publishing a series of children’s books to get kids — especially girls — believing in themselves and open to a world of possibilities.



    fitchburg shots fired_1497487988277_7148302_ver1.0_640_360One person was injured in a shooting in Fitchburg, but details remain scarce.



    Joe-Parisi-733x380A small group of City and County leaders have proposed renaming the City County Building in honor of President Barack Obama.



    P_PivitalTransitionLocal nonprofit Pivotal Transitions aims to get kids thinking past tomorrow — and is collecting donations for its annual back to school event.



    P_LPA03The Latino Professionals Association is spinning off from the Latino Chamber of Commerce to form its own independent organization.



    DouaKhaMadison365 Academy reporter Nicole Ki profiled Doua Kha, a UW alum and a Hmong queer woman who lives in the intersections.


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    Written by Madison365 staff