Why Race Matters

Civic Engagement and Representation

Preview: Episode 3 | 32s

Black voters are told their votes matter, but after an election their concerns often go unheard. In this episode, Angela Fitzgerald talks to activist Tatiyana Benson about civic engagement. They’ll explore representation in government, policy reform and the hurdles to political participation.

Aired: 03/24/21

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.