Here are the most popular stories of the week, brought to you by the Men’s Leadership Summit.
The Urban League of Greater Madison broke ground on the new Black Business Hub on the south side.
“How the Word is Passed” by Clint Smith III is the UW Go Big Read book for 2022.
Madison artist Jerry Jordan has recently landed three contracts with big-name publishers to illustrate children’s books.
Eugenia Podesta is the recipient of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce’s Ground Floor Award for Small Business Leadership.
Summit Credit Union will open a branch inside One City School, to be run by students.
Cavalier Johnson won the mayor’s race in Milwaukee, becoming the first Black elected mayor of the state’s largest city.
The Spring Dig Jazz series kicked off with a performance of “Sirena” by Leslie Damaso.
UW sophomore Johnny Davis won the Jerry West Award as the nation’s best shooting guard.
After a dramatic comeback to earn a draw on the road last weekend, Forward Madison earned a 3-0 home win in the US Open Cup to move on to the third round, where they will face Minnesota United on April 20 at Breese Stevens Field.
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