Madison365 Week in Review for May 14


    800_afdflogoselectedHere are your favorite stories from the past week, sponsored by American Family Insurance.

    We added more than a half dozen new jobs in our job listings section.


    P_TONY03We published a difficult interview with Tony Robinson’s mother, just after Mother’s Day.




    BGCPresser1We announced that three local organizations have pledged $80,000 to support our upcoming journalism education program.




    BGC2We recounted the big surprise Boys and Girls Club CEO Michael Johnson got from Culver’s.



    EricUpchurchCroppedYGB leader and new Madison Black Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eric Upchurch answered our 12 questions.





    P_MauriceCheeks01We looked into the Common Council’s “missed opportunity” in deciding not to elect any people of color to Council leadership, even when poised to elect the first African American president as recently as a few weeks ago.



    P_CommunityControl01Columnist Matthew Braunginn wrote that we should build people rather than police force.




    P_Head Shot Lena Taylor 2015State Senator Lena Taylor urges the Department of Corrections to transfer juveniles out of prisons now.






    State Rep. Mandela Barnes

    State Representative Mandela Barnes wrote in favor of revitalizing public education in order to ensure future success.