Madison365 Week in Review for March 18


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    cheeksatpanelCandidates for Madison Common Council laid out their feelings on “Black Lives Matter” at an NAACP candidate forum.



    ArnoldGonzalezThe two candidates for Fitchburg mayor sparred over mostly economic issues at a candidate forum last week.



    P_MarioGarciSierra094Pastor Marcio Garcia Sierra was elected Board Chair of Centro Hispano.



    Devon-cropped-and-floppedThe Michael Fields Agricultural Institute won the Game Changer Grant from Forward Community Investments for March to fund its Growing Urban Leaders in Food Systems program.



    17327957_10211121069376129_407534777_nEditor-in-Chief Dave Dahmer had a remembrance of Dr. Anthony Brown on the seventh anniversary of his passing.



    washington-600A Milwaukee TV journalist (who also spent six years on Madison TV) took to Facebook to respond to a “laughable” letter about her attire.




    LPA April 2016-80Latino Professional Association’s Brindis del Exito is coming up April 1.



    P_Ali-1School Board Candidate Ali Muldrow clarified her position on school vouchers (spoiler: she’s against them).



    Sean Lowe HeadshotMilwaukee Urban League leader Sean Lowe answered our 12 questions.



    KOVAL2The Police and Fire Commission found that Madison Police Chief Mike Koval did act inappropriately toward Tony Robinson’s grandmother but that his misconduct did not warrant disciplinary action.


    P_SabrinaShowSabrina Madison launched the new “Hey Miss Progress Show” on YouTube.



    In other news …

    A government employee in Michigan is in trouble for taunting a black coworker with a paper noose.

    An Ohio chiropractor was arrested after sending a threatening racist letter to a white crossing guard who has a black child.

    A federal judge ruled that the jury will see cell phone video of police officer Michael Slager shooting and killing Walter Scott.

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    Written by Madison365 staff