Why Race Matters

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A new digital series elevating issues of importance affecting Wisconsin’s Black communities.

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ABOUT THE HOST

Angela Fitzgerald is the creator, producer and host of Why Race Matters, and has dedicated her extensive education and career to leadership, research, community engagement, and expanding opportunities for others. In the summer of 2020, with an amplified national conversation about race following the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, Angela felt moved to help localize the discussion about improving the conditions of Black Americans. Why Race Matters is an extension of her commitment to foster a Wisconsin that repairs its stark racial disparities and achieves equity for Black people living in the state.

Learn more about Angela and the advisory team helping to guide the development of this series.

Funding for Why Race Matters is provided by CUNA Mutual Group, Park Bank, Alliant Energy, UW Health, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, the Focus Fund for Wisconsin Programming, and Friends of PBS Wisconsin.