Week in Review for July 30



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    We added more job listings — check them out or pass the link along to anyone you know looking for work!

    P_Amber0394Amber Walker finished her three-part series on black women and dating with an in-depth look at interracial relationships.




    P_EverettMitchell03903930Longtime community leader, Rev. Everett Mitchell, was sworn in as a Dane County Judge.







    Angela R. Davis

    We heard two big announcements in the local nonprofit scene: Wisconsin Public Radio announced Dora Zúñiga as its new director of development, and Madison Community Foundation, a major supporter of the Madison365 Academy, announced Angela R. Davis as its new development director.

    Screenshot 2016-06-22 at 1.03.45 AMA group of local leaders and activists filed a federal complaint against Madison Police regarding the June arrest of Genele Laird.



     Mother of six and PhD candidate Sagashus Levingston is fundraising for her book, Infamous Mothers, which tells the stories of 22 mothers overcoming obstacles for the sake of their children.



    mothers-portrait-cover-photo (1)Alderman Maurice Cheeks laid out what he thinks we need to learn from the Mothers of the Movement.


    Photo from upcoming "Birth of a Nation" movie (Fox Searchlight)
    Photo from upcoming “Birth of a Nation” movie (Fox Searchlight)

    Columnist Matthew Braunginn exposed America’s violent hypocrisy.








    1205State Senator Lena Taylor reflected on turning 50 and “doing the work.





    In other news …

    After becoming the first woman nominated by a major party for President, Hillary Clinton embarked on a swing state tour, focusing on job creation.

    Michael Jordan, saying he can “no longer remain silent,” announced donations of $1 million each to the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s newly established Institute for Community-Police Relations and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

    Both Ballers and Power were renewed for additional seasons.

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