Madison365 Week in Review for May 12


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    P_DiadelosNinosThe first El Día de los Niños of the Trump era was bigger and better than ever.



    deer-ada-2009-dartUW honored Native American social worker, community organizer, activist and political leader Ada Deer as Outstanding Alumni of Color.



    P_Juneteenth45Juneteenth will be here before you know it! This year’s celebration will focus on youth.



    U.S. President Trump addresses Joint Session of Congress in WashingtonA new analysis found that Wisconsin’s voter ID law suppressed 200,000 votes — almost ten times Donald Trump’s margin of victory in the state.



    MoniqueMinkensMadison365 Academy reporter Fatoumata Ceesay got to know Monique Minkens of Domestic Abuse Intervention Services.



    P_EdgewoodThe Edgewood College School of Business is putting an emphasis on diversity, appointing Kaleem Caire and Sandy Morales as chair and vice chair of its advisory board.



    family-bio-_0006_TiffanyDr Tiffany Jana delivered the keynote at the Urban League of Greater Madison’s Economic Development and Diversity Summit.



    nbadraftnigelhayesbadgers_xcroppedNigel Hayes had some advice for graduates: don’t stay in your lane.



    DavidClarkeControversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke emerged as a possibility to replace James Comey as FBI Director.



    DoreciaCarrDorecia Carr, the agent/manager/mom of up-and-coming entrepreneur Ajani Carr, answered our 12 questions.



    C-bdl5lV0AIAKMMA new report found that black girls are twice as likely to be suspended as black girls.



    In other news

    Not many people are happy about the casting of a white actor to play a Hawaiian hero in a new WWII movie.

    HBCU Texas Southern University uninvited Republican Senator John Cornyn from speaking at its commencement after students petitioned.

    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions seems set on bringing back the failed war on drugs.

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