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David Michael Miller

Black-owned businesses are growing, but still lag behind their white counterparts. Several organizations in Madison are trying to help them make connections, get attention and raise money. more

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Lauren Justice

Ajani Carr’s young life has been riddled with tragedy. But the 13-year-old is focusing on making a difference, spearheading a new group, Building Bosses, to fight for equity and understanding. more

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Judith Davidoff

An overflow crowd attended the first Black Business Expo. With 43 vendors there, organizer Sabrina “Heymiss Progress” said it exceeded her expectations. more

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It’s no secret that people of color are underrepresented in journalism — it’s a problem in Madison and in newsrooms across the country. This summer, a new academy from Madison365 hopes to inspire young minority reporters to take up the trade. more

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Todd Brown/UWSMPH Media Solution

​Keeping seniors active keeps them independent longer — and aids in overall health. The PALS program aims to do so, and is expanding statewide. more

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