"It's the small things, right — trying to keep some kind of tradition alive," said Melissa Schmidt, a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church
Starting this week, staff from Anesis Family Therapy will offer counseling services each Tuesday at an office in the church. "It would be impossible for Mount Zion to be a healthy church and live inside of a sick community,” Rev. Marcus Allen said.
The S²MARTLY in the Park program, organized by Mt. Zion Baptist Church, seeks to combat the so-called "summer slide" as students are out of school, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"It’s an ambitious timeline, but it’s doable," said Madison Police and Fire Commission member Mary Schauf.
The African-American Council of Churches hosted "Finishing the Work: Solidarity March" Sunday. It featured the largest group since the first event on May 31.
Madison and Milwaukee community leaders will come together in a live streamed summit to discuss issues facing Wisconsin's black communities during the international unrest that followed the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of police in Minneapolis.
The African American Council of Churches held a drive-in service to pray for justice and peace.
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Many Christian, Jewish and Muslim congregations across the city are livestreaming their services on Facebook or YouTube and are supplementing their normal weekly services with other programs to reach people.
Marcus Allen with perhaps THE greatest running play in Super Bowl history: Allen finishing off a then-Super Bowl-record 191 rushing yards with a darting, dashing 74-yard piece of magic to clinch matters.
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank must consider the ramifications for two groups who often face skepticism: African-Americans who are disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system and women who believe they are victims of sexual assault.
The student's mother says the process has not been fair since it began.
On Sunday, Nov. 18, over a dozen African-American churches in Dane County will participate in Safe Sleep Sabbath, where they will preach, pray and educate their congregants on the topic of safe sleeping practices for babies.
"Our votes do matter," Rayford said. "They only don't matter when we don't use them."
Madison has never had an entity like the Community Safety Intervention Team, created in response to a jump in gun crimes and an alarming new trend: killings in public places in broad daylight.
At a community discussion Tuesday, residents and service providers came together to talk about the pressing needs facing the again African-American population in the city. Isolation and lack of transportation were major identified as major issues.
Last Saturday, at the Meadowood Neighborhood Festival, a group of six kids performed “This Little Light of Mine” and “He Has the Whole World i…