Why Race Matters

Mental Health, Trauma and Black Communities

Episode 2 | 19m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

Angela Fitzgerald sits down with Myra McNair, a licensed therapist, to talk about mental health challenges facing Black communities. They discuss images of Black death, racial trauma, the effects of social media and how finding joy can be a revolutionary act. They also look at how media coverage and racism are provoking a public health crisis for Black people.

Aired: 03/17/21

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.