Madison365 Week in Review for August 24


    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by Wisconsin Leadership Summit, the state’s premier professional development and community-building event for and by people of color, coming October 7-8. Registration now open!

    Our annual Sí Se Puede List of the state’s most powerful Latinos includes educators, business leaders, government officials and more from across the state.



    Quintez Cephus has been readmitted to the University of Wisconsin and cleared by the NCAA to play football after being acquitted of sexual assault charges.



    A partnership between Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church and the organization Above the Clouds is giving young people the chance to soar.



    Kevin “K-Dog” Harter’s job as “kit man” is to make sure Forward Madison FC is always ready to go — and there’s a lot more to it than doing the laundry.



    The 11th annual Black/Latino Unity Picnic is set for Sunday.




    August 21 was proclaimed TeKema Balentine Day in honor of the Madison native who was recently crowned Miss Black USA.




    Michael’s Frozen Custard on Monroe Street will close after the owner’s husband was denied a visa.




    Momentum is growing to end the use of Native American mascots in Wisconsin as school boards across the state are passing resolutions against it.



    Longtime nonprofit leader and abuse survivors’ advocate Lilada Gee has turned trauma into joy and peace in her new side career as an artist.



    The Caribbean Association of Madison will award its annual scholarships and hold its annual fundraising event next month.




    The Madison and Milwaukee chapters of Black Girls Do Bike got together for a day of fitness and freindship last weekend.




    Leslie David Baker, better known as Stanley from The Office, will make a special appearance at tonight’s Forward Madison match.

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