Why Race Matters

Black Artists and Appropriation

Preview: Episode 7 | 30s

Black artists have driven popular trends worldwide for decades. But what happens when society celebrates art while overlooking the communities who created it? Angela talks with dancer Papa-Kobina Brewoo and together they discuss issues around cultural appropriation and how Black artists are underrepresented within artistic and creative spaces they helped forge.

Aired: 04/21/21

Rating: NR

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Why Race Matters is a local public television program presented by PBS Wisconsin.

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.