Madison365 Week in Review for May 25


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    UW-Oshkosh chancellor Andrew Leavitt was our guest on Real Talk with Henry Sanders.




    A new Black Women’s Health and Wellness Center is opening this summer in Madison.



    Senator Tammy Baldwin will keynote the Women of Distinction Leadership Awards on Thursday.



    Milwaukee youth with Leaders Igniting Transformation came to the capitol to advocate for themselves and their peers.



    After 24 years in business, Jamerica restaurant is closing in two weeks.



    Dr. Dwight Watson has been named chancellor at UW-Whitewater.



    The white founders of a Rastafarian “church” deny racial appropriation, calling themselves “black-hearted.”



    The 32nd annual Isthmus Jazz Festival will feature a diverse lineup of artists and venues.



    Madison’s Briana Che became the first woman from Wisconsin to bring home a National Golden Gloves championship.



    Barbara Nichols was honored with the Women United Philanthropy Award.



    The Featherstone Flamingos are working to bring more Black culture to Forward Madison’s soccer fandom.



    AT&T claimed the top spot in the DiversityInc’s list of 50 top companies for diversity and inclusion.



    Centro Hispano got a $300,000 commitment from the Rennebohm Foundation to expand its educational programming.



    Madison native Demetrius Kigeya has joined Green Bay Voyageurs in USL League Two.

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