Madison365 Week in Review for May 4


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    Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes was our guest on Real Talk with Henry Sanders.

    Some Northside kids used the art of photography to highlight the biggest threats to their health in an exhibit this week.

    Madison Metropolitan Museum of Art is hosting an exhibit of Tyana Buie’s monotypes that come from her difficult childhood in Chicago and Milwaukee.

    Sun Prairie’s first-ever Black Excellence Achievement Maker awards took place last weekend.

    Applications are now open for FCI’s Game Changer Grants, for organizations working on racial equity.

    Allied Wellness Center got one of those Game Changer grants for its Allied Welcomers program, which focuses on community health.

    The Dane County Youth Social Justice Forum drew more than 200 young people Monday.

    YWCA of Madison announced the eight recipients of its 45th annual Women of Distinction honors.

    The Madison Mallards are looking to build on a league-best record last year, and have their eyes on a championship.

    Highly prolific Ho-Chunk artist Michael Jackson creates paintings in his home that come straight from dreams.

    Beloved community leader, educator and philanthropist Dr. Virginia Henderson passed away last weekend.

    UW-Oshkosh came together last Friday after racist photos emerged on social media.

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