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In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom. Netflix subscription NOT required.
Birth of a movement : the battle against America's first blockbuster
In 1915, civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Includes interviews with Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and DJ Spooky.
I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America
Explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism.
Let's get to the root of racial injustice (TEDx)
In this inspiring and powerful talk, Megan Francis traces the root causes of our current racial climate to their core causes, debunking common misconceptions and calling out "fix-all" cures to a complex social problem.
The Talk: Race in America
This film documents the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes across the country between parents of color and their children, especially sons, about how to behave if they are ever stopped by the police.
What Is Systemic Racism?
8-part video series that shows how racism shows up in our lives across institutions and society: Wealth Gap, Employment, Housing Discrimination, Government Surveillance, Incarceration, Drug Arrests, Immigration Arrests, Infant Mortality.
White Like Me Race, Racism & White Privilege in America
Based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the US through the lens of whiteness and white privilege.
Whose Streets? An Unflinching Look at the Ferguson Uprising
An unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy. Empowered parents, artists, and teachers from around the country come together as freedom fighters.
Deconstructing White Privilege with Dr. Robin DiAngelo
An audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling.
Multi-racial, multi-generational team of journalists fascinated by the overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in our lives and communities, and how all of this is shifting.
Democracy in Color with Steve Phillips
Political organization focused on race, politics and the multiracial, progressive New American Majority.
The Diversity Gap
Explores the gap between good intentions and good impact as it relates to diversity, inclusion and equity.
Hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory.
It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders
Sam Sanders interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention.
Lynching In America
In this series, hear how this era of racial terror lynchings continues to shape America to this day.
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast
Features movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice.
Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings gleefully explore all the beautiful, complicated dimensions of Black life.
Pod Save the People
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with fellow activists Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Dr. Clint Smith. They offer a unique take on the news, with a special focus on overlooked stories and topics that often impact people of color.
Just what is going on with white people? Police shootings of unarmed African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism by white supremacists. The renewed embrace of raw, undisguised white-identity politics. Unending racial inequity in schools, housing, criminal justice, and hiring. Some of this feels new, but in truth it’s an old story. Why? Where did the notion of “whiteness” come from? What does it mean? What is whiteness for? Fourteen-part documentary series, released between February and August 2017.