Madison365 Week in Review for December 24


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    homeless_manMadison’s faith communities came together on the Longest Night to remember the homeless who’ve passed away this year.




    jessiannThe Boys and Girls Club and Fiskars teamed up to deliver on their holiday home makeover promise.




    jcraigarrestA Texas woman called police to protect her son, but ended up getting arrested instead.






    bucks4The Milwaukee Bucks will honor everyone listed on our Black Power List with a special event on MLK Day.



    chasebankbldgThe Latino Chamber of Commerce announced a new center to mentor startups.




    cheri-dubiel-taken-by-john-urbanCheri Dubiel was named the new executive director of Community Shares.






    p_justice01The Making Justice program helps young people of color express themselves artistically.





    We’re also looking back over some of the most impactful stories of the year, including:

    In other news …

    A black judge has been removed from the trial of the police officer who shot Philando Castille.

    Former New York gubernatorial candidate and Trump campaign co-chair Carl Paladino is in hot water for referring to Michelle Obama as a “gorilla.”

    A Georgia police officer who was fired for flying a Confederate flag is suing her former employer.

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