Of two sites of future development on South Park Street, one is slated for affordable housing. The neighborhood wishes it were the other one. The city has said it’s a little too late to change up plans.
Community leaders routinely hear from African-American women who experience a crisis like a medical emergency or a broken car, and then have to urgently search for rent help to prevent eviction.
Writer and actress Lena Waithe views her race and queerness as part of her hard-won birthright, and on Tuesday night, told an audience at Union South that she uses her differences to her advantage — especially in white-dominated spaces.
It's not uncommon for developers to lose a few apartment units, or even a floor, as they go through the city's approval process. That's not without costs, they say.
On a recent episode of Sunday political talk show “UpFront with Mike Gousha,” the three state Supreme Court candidates all accused the others of being partisan, while insisting they would be able to make fair judgments.
Under a bill in the legislature, municipalities like the city of Madison couldn’t write or enforce their own laws about employment discrimination. On WKOW-TV’s political talk show “Capital City Sunday,” Norman Davis, civil rights director for the city of Madison, argued that the legislation could burden employers by taking up their time.
African-Americans can’t afford not to vote, panelists said at Madison College on Thursday. But they also can’t afford to vote and think the job is done.
On Thursday, Walmart turned down Michael Johnson’s self-described “longshot” idea to donate the recently closed Sam’s Club on Madison’s West side so it could become a regional sports complex.
A new pilot program in the Meadowood area will provide rental assistance and wraparound services to transition neighborhood families with young children into stable, long-term housing. Sheray Wallace (pictured) is credited with helping draw attention to neighborhood housing issues.