Madison365 Week in Review for January 26

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    Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by MG&E.

     The Milwaukee Bucks will help us honor the 42 people on our 2018 Black Power List with a VIP game experience on March 24.

     

     

     

    Women in Focus hosted its 33rd annual I Have a Dream Ball to raise money for scholarships.

     

     

     

    One City Schools founder Kaleem Caire officially kicked off his campaign for school board.

     

     

     

    The local Muslim community banded together to offer interest-free loans to furloughed federal workers.

     

     

     

    Cheryl Brown-Henderson challenged attendees of the MLK Holiday Observance to consider their own legacy.

     

     

     

    An MLK Day Call to Service got middle- and high-school kids working to serve their community.

     

     

     

    Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes electrified the crowd at the University of Wisconsin’s MLK observance.

     

     

     

    The 39th state MLK observance focused on the contributions of women in the civil rights movement.

     

     

     

    Jewish women of color, including Madison’s Shahanna McKinney Baldon, led the women’s march in Washington, DC.

     

     

    A UW scholar, who couldn’t read until he was 18, has created a Black dyslexic superhero in a children’s book to help support kids of color with learning disabilities.

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    Written by Madison365 staff

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