Madison365 Week in Review, November 5


    unity logo finalsHere are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by Unity Health Insurance.

    We recently launched our NEW job listings — and our jobs listings video. Check it out!

    The finalists have been announced for the Madison Hip-Hop Awards. Final voting is open now!

    p_obamanooseA fan at the Badger game versus Nebraska sparked outrage by wearing a mask of President Obama while another fan, wearing a Donald Trump mask, held a noose around his neck.

    UWPD, UW Athletics and UW administration caused more outrage by not ejecting the fan, citing “free speech.”

    The incident sparked a strong response from local African American leaders.

    It also prompted UW Athletic Director to promise a new policy regarding such conduct at home games, to be in place before the next home game November 12.

    It also caused columnist Gloria Ladson Billings to say, “I’m through.”

    p_boysandgirlsclub0344The Fitchburg Common Council defeated a budget amendment that would have changed the way the city funds the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County.



    p_photoshoot22The Black Business Photo Shoot energized and highlighted dozens of entrepreneurs.

    A Marquette University poll found Donald Trump polling 0.0 among African Americans.



    p_100state09Wisconsin’s largest co-working space, 100 State, is moving to an even larger location.





    goldberg-wolterOur CEO Henry Sanders offered some reflections on the retirements of two lions of the Madison community.




    We introduced our new interview series, Real Talk with Henry Sanders, featuring Boys and Girls Club CEO Michael Johnson.





    From the Madison365 Academy …

    demond-croppedEdgewood College student Demond Hill is raising money and donations for Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.

    East High School’s Latino Student Union will celebrate Una Noche en Mexico today.

    In other news …

    A release date and tracklist were announced for the Hamilton Mixtape — and two tracks were released — causing much excitement among Ham fans across the internet.

    Black Hollywood issued a PSA encouraging people to get out the vote.

    Donald Trump earned the endorsement of the newspaper of the Ku Klux Klan.

    Don’t forgetMadison365 Radio is now on Monday nights, 6 – 8 pm, on The Mic 92.1. This week we welcome CUNA Mutual Foundation Executive Director Steve Goldberg, Centro Hispano CEO Karen Mendez Coller, and more.

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