Madison365 Week in Review for April 13


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    “A Night to Remember” gives people with disabilities a chance to shine in a formal event of their own.

    UW-Madison student Shiloah Coley has been named a 2019 Truman Scholar.

    The 13th annual Line Breaks Festival brought new and unique hip-hop, dance and spoken word performances to the stage at Memorial Union.

    Youths who built the new Operation Fresh Start headquarters helped open it by giving tours at the grand opening.

    La Barra 608 aims to unite Madison’s Latino community behind Forward Madison FC.

    Forward Madison lost its opening USL League One match 1-0 in Chattanooga.

    Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes took a tour of UW-Madison’s many Native American burial mounds and sacred sites ahead of the annual State of the Tribes address.

    Judge Everett Mitchell will keynote the UW Madison Law School hooding ceremony next month.

    State Rep. Shelia Stubbs was honored with the Midge Miller Award as the outstanding elected official for 2019.

    The YWCA is seeking workshop proposals for its 2019 Racial Justice Summit.

    The first annual LGBT Health Summit at the UW School of Nursing explored the specific health needs of marginalized communities.

    Madison’s own TeKema Balentine, a nursing student at Madison College and track coach at Madison East, is also Miss Black Wisconsin and soon will compete for Miss Black USA.