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Madison365 Week in Review for October 17


Here are this week’s most popular stories, brought to you by the Wisconsin Book Festival, happening all this weekend!

The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness landed a $1 million partnership grant.



Judge Nia Trammell made history as the first Black woman judge in Wisconsin outside of Milwaukee County.



A new report says more than five million people — including thousands in Wisconsin — can’t vote due to prior felony convictions.



The three Madison hospitals jointly adopted a policy to end discrimination against providers and staff.



The Tierra, Cultura y Arte art festival showcased the Latino experience in Wisconsin.



Forward Madison mounted an unlikely comeback to take a 2-2 draw from Fort Lauderdale CF.



Jorge Hidalgo has taken the helm as the first Latino president of the Madison Rotary.



Student startup Boosted Chews was selected for the gBeta startup accelerator.



The new organization Black Umbrella aims to be a resource for Black liberation.




A rally last Friday called for the removal of police from the University of Wisconsin campus.



American Players Theater is hosting an immersive artistic experience called “If These Trees Could Talk.”

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