News Affecting Our Community - Archive


Stop the Violence produced by The Black Leadership Council of Greater Madison and the City of Madison

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City of Madison Department of Civil Rights View Outreach flyer
City of Madison News Release: Public Statement by the Board of Police and Fire Commissioners
Click here to sign petition to change the name of Madison College’s Gateway to the "Studesville Gateway" in honor of Al and Jan Studesville.
Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer at UW-Madison Steps Down Occupy the Dream: The Mathematics of Racism by Russell Simmons & Dylan Ratigan
Getting Real II
Hip-Hop Pedagogy, Performance and Culture in the Classroom and Beyond

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University of Wisconsin-Madison Admission Policies Under Attack
Special on CNN: "Top ranking black female officer on 'living fearlessly' - Brigadier General, Marcia Anderson
(17 August 2011)
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Brother, Anthony Lamarr, Nominated in Several Categories for the Madison Area Music Awards.
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Henry Sanders Appointed Region V Advocate United States Ranks 31st in Mathematics on Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). Click here for more details.
Dr. Sargeant Goes to Washington - CLICK HERE to view the experiences of the SBA's Chief Counsel for Advocacy, Dr. Winslow Sargeant Dr. Winslow Sargeant Sworn in as Chief Counsel for Advocacy - SBA President Obama Announces Recess Appointment of Dr. Winslow Sargeant to the Post of Chief Counsel of Advocacy, Small Business Administration. Click here for more information. Congresswomen Take Positive Stand for Minority Business Community
Click here to read 8 March 2010 letter
Community Mourns Loss of Jawaun McClain West High School Graduate, Dr. Jay Mitchell, Launches HighTech Company, ePACK
"The Racial Wealth Gap Increases Fourfold" - A report by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy AACCC Presentation to MMSD School Board, Lessoning Session, 19 April, 2010
Kaleem Caire Named President/CEO of Urban League of Greater Madison Madison Community Mourns Loss of Anthony Brown
"Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" NCAA Fouls on Grad-rate Commitment
-Credits: The Black Star Project; Derrick Z. Jackson, The Boston Globe Columnist
Key Appointees at Treasury Used as Pawns in Unrelated Legislative Battles Policy Briefing from Center for Family Policy & Practice
"Trying to Explain a Drop in Infant Mortality" "Post-Racial" America? Not Yet."
The Gentlemen's Agreement and the Negro Vote - Published in the Fall 2009 and October 1924 editions of The CRISIS, the official magazine of the NAACP Representative Jason M. FieldsStop Defending a System that Perpetuates the Achievement Gap
Health insurance, health care and health: the confusion of public debate Policy Briefing from Center for Family Policy & Practice - The Increasing Criminalization of Homelessness
SBA Very Close to Getting New Watchdogs
Dane County Racial Disparities Report Confirmation Hearing for Inspector General and Chief Counsel for Advocacy
Police Chief: "Crime Has Gotten Personal in Madison Legislative Advocacy Tools


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