Season 2: Season 2

Why Race Matters elevates issues of importance affecting Wisconsin’s Black communities. Producer and host, Angela Fitzgerald, connects in conversation with everyday people whose work centers on race, identity and achieving racial equity in the state. We explore topics simultaneously historic and urgent while offering hope, guidance, and resources to thrive.

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Why Race Matters

Art & Black Joy

Artist Anwar Floyd-Pruitt talks art, identity and the importance of Black joy.

Art & Black Joy

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Why Race Matters

Home Ownership

A discussion on the challenges facing Black home buyers in a difficult housing market.

Home Ownership

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Why Race Matters

Higher Education

How can colleges and universities improve graduation rates for students of color?

Higher Education

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Why Race Matters

Critical Race Theory

Angela Fitzgerald discusses Critical Race Theory with Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings.

Critical Race Theory