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Madison365 Week in Review for November 21


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Eight people were shot and injured at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa on Friday afternoon.



Wisconsin’s positive coronavirus test rate has been falling, but the death rate has been rising.




Dane County has banned all indoor gatherings until December 16.




Wisconsin Watch got a glimpse inside the stress of a COVID unit at a local hospital.




Only 3.2 percent of UW faculty are Black — and it’s a retention problem more than a recruitment problem, one retired professor says.



Northwestern Mutual has launched a $20 million effort to support Black-owned businesses.




Just-I-fied PA, produced to support Justified Anger, is the first beer that comes in a can featuring the art of a Black woman.



Nasra Wehelie has been appointed to represent District 7 on the Madison Common Council.




Asian Americans turned out in record numbers for the 2020 election.


The Rock County Black Business Expo takes place (virtually) all of next week.


The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County is turning its annual Thanksgiving event into a take-out dinner for hundreds of families.



The African American Chamber of Commerce successfully raised $1 million to create a new coworking and innovation space for Black-owned businesses in Milwaukee.



Madison-based nonprofit Urban Triage opened its first-ever office and community space on Sunday.




Poet, actor and filmmaker Karl Iglesias published a new chapbook inspired by Puerto Rico’s response to Hurricane Maria.



BMO Financial has announced a five-year, $5 billion investment in Black and Latino communties and businesses.

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