Madison365 Week in Review for October 16


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    Our reporter Ayomi Wolff got a behind-the-scenes look at UW football video operations on gameday.




    Paquita Reddish opened Blessed Divine Creations, with 16 Black-owned businesses, in the Janesville Mall last month.




    African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin president Ossie Kendrix was honored with the Herb Kohl Champion Award.




    A new study finds that Wisconsin imprisons 1 in 36 Black people — the highest rate in the country.




    Diana Shinall was named interim director of the Lussier Community Education Center.




    In his new memoir, former UW running back Montee Ball details the highs of college football and the lows of addiction.




    Proposed legislation aims to reduce Wisconsin’s deep racial disparities in maternal health.




    Next weekend’s “Night of Elegance” prom night event will raise funds for the nonprofit FOSTER.



    Andi Cloud of the Ho-Chunk Nation is Madison Public Library’s first storyteller-in-residence.




    UW Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced that she’ll leave to become the president of Northwestern University next summer.




    The Madison Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority will host its first-ever fall gathering next weekend.

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