Mark Richardson, President of Unfinished Business, is the Senior Co-Chair of the Downtown Madison Inc (DMI) Board of Directors. Twenty years ago when Mark moved to Madison, while he liked the downtown area, he saw Black folks being tolerated downtown not celebrated. In this episode of Black Oxygen Mark and I discuss his vision of what downtown could be, the role of DMI in creating a vibrant and inclusive downtown, and how each of us can get involved in continuing to make downtown town a great destination place for Black folks. Mark says, “you have to create what you want to see.”
To learn more about DMI visit their website at downtownmadison.org or check out their upcoming event on September 21 at the Monona Terrace.
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