Madison365 Week in Review for January 19


    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by FoxValley365, the new nonprofit local news source covering Northeast Wisconsin, launching Monday, January 21!






    A Middleton High School teacher is on leave for allegedly using a racial slur in class



    … just days after a similar incident at Madison West.




    The MLK Forum for Social Action on January 19 will delve deep into the real Martin Luther King, featuring nationally renowned education expert Gloria Ladson-Billings, spoken-word artist Dominique Ricks, and more.



    A UW-Whitewater IT professor is engaging Black and Brown girls in tech through her program, colorcoded.




    The top-ranked Madison East boys basketball team has an eye on the state tournament, but have to get through three in-town rivals first.




    Edgewood College will host its fifth annual DREAM Week beginning February 4.



    Big Brothers Big Sister of Dane County hope some folks will make a “Big” resolution and become mentors this year.



    A new arts center for children got a $20 million boost from Pleasant Rowland.



    A 12-year-old bowtie entrepreneur has earned Racine’s Martin Luther King Civil Service Award.



    The Collaboration for Good will host Nonprofit Draft Day to help diversify nonprofit leadership in Madison.



    Centro Hispano’s Celebración de los Tres Magos was the biggest ever.




    The Madison Area Music Association is seeking more diverse nominations for its 2019 MAMAs.



    Mayoral candidate Raj Shukla emphasized sustainability at a recent meet and greet.



    Brew City Legends knocked off undefeated Cincinnati in a thriller with a last-minute goal.




    Forward Madison FC finally got some defense in the form of former Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Brian Sylvestre.



    Anthony Cooper and Shayla Glass will be given the Martin Luther King, Jr Humanitarian Awards on Monday.

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