After years of claiming space for Black women, founder Sabrina Madison is excited to claim a spot in downtown Madison, at 30 W. Mifflin St.
The tally in the contest for news media throughout Wisconsin includes three gold awards.
The Progress Center for Black Women and Centro Hispano are each launching financial literacy programs tailored to the strengths and interests of the communities they serve.
Some alders wanted to wait three months and study the possibility of locating a shelter on Pennsylvania Avenue.
“There's a difference in what the data tells us, and what reality dictates to us, and if we deliver on what we said we would do with equity and justice,” said Zach Brandon, president of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce. “If we don’t do these things, I don’t think recovery is guaranteed.”
This is an unprecedented time in our history.
“I want people to feel like they were thought of and considered when they're going to try to practice what their self care looks like for them,” the Madison fitness instructor said.
As the coronavirus pandemic upends business-as-usual, two Madison organizations are supporting and connecting black women online.
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Anthony Cooper has played black Santa at the Progress Center for Black Women for the past two years. Cooper, whose day job at Nehemiah as the vice president of re-entry and strategic partnerships does not involve elves, said he enjoys the role because you're "being in a community where you feel at peace, happy. You don’t feel the heaviness of the world just being in that space."
We are already working to resolve housing inequities, pay gaps, low investments in education and higher arrest rates, among other issues. Increasing inequities is in direct conflict with solutions to address racism in the county.
“To me, Sabrina’s like our local celebrity,” said Ruby Clay, so when she was invited, “I was like, woah, me?”
The vacant seat on the School Board presents a unique opportunity for residents to apply to serve for nine months on the board.
TALK 92.7 FM went live on Saturday, according to longtime Wisconsin liberal radio host Mike Crute.
“I got sick and tired of going into these work spaces where I was the only black person in the building,” Sabrina Madison said.
“Our daily lives are very stressful and I just need to breathe, and figure out techniques for coping with being a professional black woman in Madison,” said attendee Angela Davis.
“Even though we might have fun on these two, three days or whatever, you still got to go back to work into that space that might be unhealthy or toxic for you,” said Sabrina Madison, founder and organizer of the event.
The veteran teacher said she was initially given a 10-day suspension.
The Madsplainers podcast team will have her as one of their guests at a live recording Tuesday, and here’s your chance to suggest a question.
“I’m not like a seasoned pageant person … I work in health care and I coach kids. That’s what I do,” Balentine said with a laugh.
Organizers are hoping the kickstart action instead of continuing a cycle of more forums and discussions by releasing a document that summarizes problems and solutions outlined by attendees of a community meeting.
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