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It’s the Best of 2018!
We spent the week looking back at our favorite stories from Madison’s communities of color this year. Here are a few:
Matthew Teague told us about the journey that led to a career in magic.
Madison’s pro soccer team got an official name — Forward Madison FC.
In the spring, Miona Short became the first Black woman to graduate from UW with a degree in astrophysics.
The Men’s Health and Education Center, which started inside JP Hair Design, expanded to eight barbershops.
In October, the Wisconsin Leadership Summit, co-hosted by Madison365 and the Ho-Chunk Nation, drew more than 320 leaders from across the state.
After 38 years, longtime community leader Dora Zuniga retired to Florida.
Shelia Stubbs, who was elected to the Assembly this year, made national headlines when police were called when she was #CampaigningWhileBlack.
CUNA Mutual Group VP Angela Russell made Black Enterprise Magazine’s list of the top 100 diversity executives in the nation.
B Right Barbershop opened in Sun Prairie.
Recent UW grad Yusra Musad reflected on her experience with “white liberal cognitive dissonance” on campus.
We hope you had a happy and prosperous 2018, with more blessings to come in 2019! Keep watching Madison365.org and our Facebook page for the latest news from Madison’s communities of color. And don’t forget we’re a nonprofit, free-access news and information source — and thanks to the NewsMatch program, all donations are now doubled, but just until the end of the day Monday – So if you’re able, donate today!