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Madison365 Week in Review for April 8


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We introduced two new videos for you …

Real Talk with Percy Brown started with an examination of the upheaval that led to and followed the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr:

And, on a lighter note, Unapologetically Bria Bea has some things to say about Get Out and how it’ll change suburban visits:

It was a pretty good night for candidates of color in local elections.

CarterMcKinneySheri Carter, Barbara Harrington-McKinney and Maurice Cheeks all won re-election to the Madison Common Council.




ArvinaReactionArvina Martin won the race for the open District 11 seat, becoming the first Native American on the Council.



Jason GonzalezJason Gonzalez unseated incumbent Steve Arnold to become the first Latino mayor of Fitchburg.



KristyYang-croppedKristy Yang was elected in Milwaukee County Court Branch 47 to become the first Hmong women judge in American history.



MuldrowCheeksKate Toews defeated Ali Muldrow for the school board.




NigelHayesWithKidsNigel Hayes spent his last day in Madison giving back.




SangKimWells Fargo is investing $1.1 million in Forward Community Investments’ Emerging Developer Program.



BobbieKelseyGraysonThe LA Sparks of the WNBA hired former UW Badger Women’s Basketball Coach Bobbie Kelsey as an assistant coach.



P_PatriciaTellez02Today’s Latino Mental Health Community Conference will focus on staying healthy in the Trump era.



AaronHIcks02One in nine Black people in Wisconsin can’t vote due to past convictions, compared to one in 50 white people.



P_KaleemRadio09Kaleem Caire has a new online radio show.




In other news …

Shonda Rhimes has joined the board of Planned Parenthood.

The trailer is out for Spike Lee’s new Rodney King film.

Black quadruplet boys from Ohio were all accepted into Harvard, Yale and five other elite colleges.
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