Madison365 Week in Review for July 4


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    Two finalists to be the next Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent — Dr. Carol Kelley and Dr. Carlton Jenkins — hosted community listening sessions this week.


    The Madison school board voted unanimously to remove police from schools.




    USL League One announced a 20-game format that’ll see Forward Madison FC play the expansion side Union Omaha four times.




    Attorney General Josh Kaul announced a task force to address the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women.



    The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County is partnering with Public Health Madison Dane County to operate pop-up coronavirus testing sites in neighborhoods across the Madison area.




    A UW-Madison senior is running a fundraiser to help Malik Robinson — the youngest brother of Tony Robinson, who was killed by a Madison police officer in 2015 — go to college.



    A 21-year-old Black man died in Monona in a crash following a police chase.



    A movement is underway to install a statue of Vel Phillips at the State Capitol.




    Artist and activist Martinez White has started the “Keep the Movement Moving” fund to support local artists.

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