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The Kappa Omega Psi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host its 24th Annual Men Who Cook fundraising event today with hopes of raising $10,000 for scholarships.

 

 

Artist, Author and Activist T.S. Banks debuted his second book of poetry, Left, with a reading at A Room of One’s Own last week.

 

 

Madison’s new and first ever Common Council Chief of Staff Kwasi Obeng aims to be a liaison between common council and constituents.  

 

 

Statewide campaign “Colors in Bloom” will bring awareness to and recognize the beauty within the LGBTQ+ community.

 

 

 

The Madison Metropolitan Chapter of The Links, Inc. will host its annual “Yes I can! Yes I will!” Conference for 60 African American girls from 12 Madison middle schools.

 

 

State Department leader and former Liberian Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield will receive an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison this May.

 

 

The Ho-Chunk Tribal Coordinating Committee is seeking supportive housing for tribal members  and learning about the operations of a successful safe house.

 

 

The Progress Center for Black Women has announced its upcoming initiatives including yoga for Madison middle and high schoolers as well as an entrepreneur boot camp.

 

 

Community members gathered earlier this week to recognize the three-year anniversary of the police-shooting that resulted in the death of Tony Robinson.

 

 

Candidate Mandela Barnes is campaigning to become Wisconsin’s first ever African-American Lieutenant Governor.

 

 

 

Earlier this week Madison area professionals and entrepreneurs met and networked with U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker.

 

 


A basketball game between Black Hawk and Barneveld Eagles resulted in a student allegedly using a racial slur towards an African American player on Barneveld’s team.

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Written by Madison365 staff

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