Year End / Scholarship Directory 2022

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Time flew by in the blink of an eye. Alas, what a year it’s been.
Buying a home is a major milestone. Homeownership is believed to have many benefits, from building wealth to creating a sense of belonging.
Ask Kurtis Blow what Christmas means to the ambassador for hip-hop culture and watch his heart melt with love.
In the fall, bears begin preparing for hibernation by increasing their food and water intake.

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Year End / Scholarship Directory 2022 — Peace Be Still

Peace Be Still



UMOJA Publisher/Editor: 2022: A Year of Unwavering Optimism; Words to Live ByUMOJA Publisher/Editor:

Time flew by in the blink of an eye. Alas, what a year it’s been.



A Piece of the American Dream Came True In Time for the Holidays

Buying a home is a major milestone. Homeownership is believed to have many benefits, from building wealth to creating a sense of belonging.



Hip Hop Pioneer Kurtis Blow Shares Christmas Memories

Ask Kurtis Blow what Christmas means to the ambassador for hip-hop culture and watch his heart melt with love.



Honoring Rest and Recovery During the ‘Holy Days’

In the fall, bears begin preparing for hibernation by increasing their food and water intake.



The Incomparable Nathaniel Stampley

Nathaniel Stampley made his Madison Symphony Orchestra debut this winter to an appreciative audience.



A Night of Reflection and Celebration 

Anyone at the Monona Terrace on Nov. 11 must have known that something special was going on. 



Madison Community Honors Local Black Veterans 

NewBridge Madison, a non-profit servicing older adults and the Madison Senior Center staff, collaborated to honor local Black veterans from all service branches in a luncheon on Nov. 11. 



The Fall Gospel Fest Kept Concertgoers on Their Feet

Clyde Gaines' Fall Gospel Fest returned to Madison after being on pause for two years due to the in-person limitations resulting from the Coronavirus disease.



Promoting Black Excellence Through Art

Art has always been a key piece in the rich storytelling of the Black experience.



2023 Scholarship Directory

Air Force Aid Society Hap Arnold Grant Number: N/A Amount: $500 to $4,000 Go to https://afas.org/haparnoldgrant/ for more information and eligibility requirements. Must be dependent children of active duty, retired or deceased Air Force members. Applications for the 2022-2023 academic year available Deadline: January 2023. Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship Number: 25 Amount: $1,000 Contact Jeni [...]



UMOJA Shorts — Year End / Scholarship Directory 2022

Who is Hakeem Jeffries? Meet the first Black leader of House Democrats The Washington Post Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) has been elected House Democratic leader, the first Black lawmaker to lead a congressional conference in the United States and the first new leader for House Democrats in two decades. The 52-year-old lawyer, hails from central [...]