Madison365 Week in Review for March 2


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    Madison schools superintendent Jennifer Cheatham released an open letter to the community pledging to aggressively address racism in the schools.




    That letter came after community members passionately pleaded with the school board to address a rash of incidents.




    In his budget address Thursday, Gov. Tony Evers proposed offering driver licenses to undocumented immigrants.




    Sonya Renee Taylor, author of “The Body is Not an Apology,” will appear at Madison College on March 11.




    Umoja Magazine founder Milele Chikasa Anana will be honored with a lifetime achievement award by the Wisconsin Women of Color Network.




    UW-Madison’s PEOPLE program opened a new office in Milwaukee.





    Girls Inc is inspiring girls to achieve great things at middle schools across the city. Their annual fundraising dinner is coming up March 7.




    The Eighth Annual Wear Red Day, hosted by the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, celebrated heart health for Black women.




    Dr. Alex Gee had our CEO Henry Sanders on the “Black Like Me” podcast.




    AFRICAides will celebrate International Women’s Day this weekend.





    Rep. Shelia Stubbs hosted a panel discussion on educational challenges facing Black children at the capitol this week.

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