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Madison365 Week in Review for January 16


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We published our first-ever Midwest Power Brokers list, highlighting 32 of the region’s most influential people of color.



Yanette Figueroa Cole is running on a platform of health and wellness for Madison’s 10th Common Council district.



A coalition of community groups is focused on reducing gun violence through mentorship.



Watertown native and UW-Madison Matt Dannenberg, a member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, is about to join the Biden White House.



Madison alder Barbara Harrington McKinney is recovering after emergency heart surgery.



Forward Madison FC announced that left back Jiro Barriga Toyama will return for a third season.



Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude will keynote this week’s MLK observances.



The Milwaukee Bucks have partnered with three local organizations to connect Black entrepreneurs with valuable resources.



Centro Hispano’s annual Tres Reyes de Magos celebration will go on, as a drive-through event, due to the pandemic.



Shelia Stubbs, Lilada Gee and Shyra Adams are the recipients of this year’s MLK Humanitarian Awards.

Dasha Kelly Hamilton has been named the state’s first Black woman poet laureate.