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Madison365 Week in Review for February 27

Madison365 Week in Review for February 27


Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by CUNA Mutual Group.

The final installment of the National Guardian Life Insurance Company Black History Month series highlighted Madison’s historic Black musicians.

 

 

 

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes talked about starting college at 16, attending an HBCU and why he’s still single on Real Talk with Henry Sanders.

 

 

The Urban League of Greater Madison and American Family Insurance are partnering on a new fund for small business loans on Madison’s south side.

 

 

 

Mt Zion Baptist Church has launched its own stimulus fund, giving $500 to families in need.

 

 

 

 

Dane County’s plans to begin vaccinating teachers Monday have been delayed at least two weeks.

 

 

 

 

Forward Madison signed right winger Tyler Allen, who’s from Hawaii and played four years at UNLV.

 

 

 

The City of Madison honored Shelter from the Storm founder Tami Fleming with this year’s James C. Wright Human Rights Award.

 

 

 

 

One City Schools on Madison’s south side is expanding to include third and fourth grades.

 

 

 

 

Two members of the Sustainable Madison Committee resigned over remarks regarding the death of George Floyd.

 

 

 

New Goodman Community Center CEO Letesha Nelson will host a series of community conversations over the next few weeks,

 

 

 

 

 

The Dynamic Badgerettes dance team is fundraising for a new studio space.

 

 

 

 

100 Black Men of Madison were given a $15,000 grant to connect Black youth with technology.

 

 

 

The City of Madison revived an ancient Indigenous winter game with the help of a Ho-Chunk Alder.

 

 

 

 

Terrell Yarbrough has been hired as the inaugural principal of Sun Prairie West High School.

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