Madison365 Week in Review for March 3


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    KristyYang-croppedKristy Yang is running for judge in Milwaukee County. If she wins, she’ll be the first Hmong judge in Wisconsin history and the first Hmong woman judge in American history.



    IMG_2884The Black Cultural Center in UW’s historic Red Gym was dedicated this week with a grand opening planned for May.



    BEAUTIFUL HOME WALLPAPER - 98588 - HD Wallpapers - wallpapersinhq ...A new study finds that inheritance is the single biggest factor in the racial wealth gap, exposing the “bootstrap myth.”



    Black Star Drum LineMadison’s own Black Star Drum Line took the Overture Center stage to open for the national tour of Drumline Live.



    Incumbent-Dane-County-District-Attorney-Ismael-Ozanne-and-challenger-Bob-Jambois-jpgFormer ADA and DA candidate Bob Jambois has sued DA Ismael Ozanne over alleged workplace harassment.



    BrotherhoodThe new Brothers Aligned Coalition will provide young men with resources to succeed.



    Justice-Headshot-862x862Common Wealth Development welcomed Justice Castañeda as its new executive director last month.



    chris_taylor-771x514State Rep. Chris Taylor has proposed changes to “use of force” standards in an effort to reduce officer-involved shootings.



    East Practice 2The Madison East and Middleton girls basketball teams meet this afternoon with a berth to State on the line.



    P_TonyRobinson12Columnist David Hart penned a heartfelt open letter to Andrea Irwin, the mother of Tony Robinson.



     Columnist Gloria Ladson-Billings reflects on the common experience of being the only black woman in a school or workplace.



    In other news …

    The president of Morehouse University was not particularly impressed with the President’s meeting with HBCU leaders.

    A disgraced former journalist has been arrested in connection with some of the bomb threats against Jewish community centers, apparently as part of a bizarre vendetta against a woman.

    “Transracial” activist Rachel Dolezal has changed her name to an African one meaning “gift of God.”

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    Written by Madison365 staff