2024 Hopes and Resolutions

2024 Hopes and Resolutions

Jack Daniels President Madison College Hope for the New Year (2024) – Representing Madison College My hope is to continue to eliminate barriers for people to be successful.  This translates to creating opportunities for individuals to grow and reach their...
An Invitation to Change

An Invitation to Change

When Ms. Milele asked me to join her at UMOJA as a writer and eventually a photographer, I did not realize the profound impact her request would have on my life. As I look back, I am sure that many of us have taken for granted the impact that UMOJA has had on our...
Reproductive Justice

Reproductive Justice

Micaela Berry-Smith, the program manager of maternal and child health initiatives at the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, has deep family-tree roots in the area of medicine, roots that stretch back to at least the early 1800s in Antebellum Kentucky. “The...
How Is Your Holiday Routine?

How Is Your Holiday Routine?

How to give back to yourself during the holiday season. When envisioning the holiday season, most people see colorful presents piled underneath a decorated tree, dining room tables filled with copious amounts of food and family, or relaxing beach vacations. Although...
Meet Will Glenn Sr.

Meet Will Glenn Sr.

Madison’s first African American teen librarian November is traditionally a month for giving thanks. But Will Glenn Sr. of Madison is thankful every day. He is thankful for his family and friends, his job and community. He is happy to be alive and thriving. Glenn grew...