Ozaukee County Talks About Race

A Series of Community Conversations

Ozaukee County Talks About Race has a simple goal of continuing the community conversation about the impact of race in our relationships and interactions today, while deepening the understanding of how our shared past history has shaped the communities where we live. The discussions that Ozaukee County Talks About Race initiate will open lines of communication among our friends and neighbors.


Turning the Page on Racism in Ozaukee: A Virtual Kickoff Discussion
Monday, January 11, at 6:00 p.m.

Coinciding with the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month, Ozaukee County Talks About Race will kickoff with a Community Conversation Event held via Zoom. The event, hosted by UW-Madison Extension Ozaukee County, Ozaukee County, and Bridge the Divide, will welcome those interested in learning about the impact of race in Ozaukee County and introduce the planned book discussions at local libraries.
Registration is available HERE


Schedule of Book Discussions at Local Libraries:

Cedarburg Public Library
Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
Monday, January 18, at 6:30 p.m.
Held via Zoom | Register Here
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USS Liberty Memorial Public Library | Grafton
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Olumo
Tuesday, January 19, from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Held via Zoom & In Person | Register Here
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Oscar Grady Public Library  |  Saukville
Book: How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Thursday, January 21, at 6:00 p.m.
Held via Zoom | Register Here
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WJ Niederkorn Library |  Port Washington
Stamped From the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
Monday, January 18, at 6:30 p.m.
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Faith Lutheran Church  |  Cedarburg
Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
Tuesday, January 19, at 7:00 p.m.

Frank L. Weyenburg Library
Book: Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
Thursday, February 4, at 6:00 p.m.
Held via Zoom | Register Here
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