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Madison365 Week in Review for November 6


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We published our second annual list of Wisconsin’s most influential Asian American leaders.





The CDC authorized the use of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine in children aged 5-11.




Dane County extended its mask mandate until November 27, but does not anticipate extending it any further.




Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller will visit the UW campus to discuss his book, “Halfway Home: Race, Punishment and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration.”



“Genealogy,” a comedic drama exploring reparations, opens this weekend at Broom Street Theater.




Happily Ever After Children’s Boutique on Madison’s west side strives to be more than just a clothing store.




Madison’s Maurice Cheeks was selected as a Bread Hero of the Midwest by the World Bread Awards.




Briarpatch Youth Services celebrated 50 years of serving Dane County’s young people this week.




University of Wisconsin professor Dr. Angela Winston-Byars has been named to the National Institute of General Sciences.




A Hmong researcher was denied a chance to apply for a fellowship because she’s Asian American — and therefore not considered underrepresented in the sciences.



A statue of Vel Phillips was approved for the State Capitol grounds — the first to depict a person of color.




Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s David O’Connor was honored as the National Indian Education Association’s Educator of the Year.



Forward Madison closed the season with a 2-1 win over Chattanooga but still fired coach Carl Craig after finishing in ninth place in the 12-team league.

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