Racial Equity Resource Guide


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56 Resources found.

Undocumented Students, College Access, and 2016 Election

This webinar assists education professionals in addressing the uncertainty of the 2016 election while continuing to support undocumented and DACAmented students on the path to a college degree


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American Promise

A documentary 13 years in the making, American Promise provides a rare look into the lives of two middle class black families as they embark on parenting and educating their sons.


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State of Indian Nations 2015 Speech

The State of Indian Nations is a speech outlines the goals of tribal leaders, the opportunities for success and advancement of Native peoples, and priorities to advance the nation-to-nation relationship with the United States.


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Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men is a package of content focused on highlighting life stages or events that, for black men in the United States, are uniquely confined by broad, social inequities


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Opening Doors/Forging New Paths – A Oral History project of The Winter Institute

Opening Doors/Forging New Paths is an oral history project about Mississippi's first African American Medical resident and first African American law school graduate.


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The National Visionary Leadership Project Oral History Archive

The National Visionary Leadership Project provides publically accessible videos of interviews with legendary African American elders.


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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement.


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Long Night's Journey Into Day

The Oscar nominated documentary Long Night's Journey Into Day is an exploration of the aftermath of the apartheid system in South Africa.


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Anne Braden: Southern Patriot

The documentary Anne Braden: Southern Patriot provides a moving, in-depth biography of an organizer and journalist who for a remarkable 60 years participated in the most significant movements for racial and economic justice in the South.


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Alaska Native Dialogues on Racial Equity

This is a short YouTube video describing the steps the First Alaskans Institute and the Alaska Native Dialogues on Racial Equity project have taken in support of achieving greater racial equity in Alaska.


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Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible

“Mirrors of Privilege” is a film and conversation guide designed to help bridge the gap between good intentions and meaningful change.


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Light in Shadows

“Light in the Shadows” is a film featuring ten women from various ethnic backgrounds, having a sincere and open conversation about the racial inequities they face on a daily basis.


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Cracking the Codes

“Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity” is a film that asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity.


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Mobile in Black and White: Race Relations in the Twenty-First Century

Mobile in Black and White is a documentary film project which seeks to establish the commitment of community stakeholders to address issues of race through open dialogue, to enable community ownership of those issues and to empower new leadership.


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Cracking the Codes: Race and Relationships in the 21st Century

This film challenges viewers to explore the systems that perpetuate inequity, what role they may themselves play in perpetuating those systems and thoughtful next steps.


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Active Voice Campaigns

Active Voice Campaigns are comprised of communications strategists who seek to harness the power of film to activate, ignite, and strengthen movements for social change.


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Teaching Tolerance Project

The Southern Poverty Law Center, through its Teaching Tolerance Project, produces and distributes a wide range of resources, usually for free to teachers.


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The Way Home: Women Talk About Race in America

“The Way Home” brings together diverse women to talk about their experience of racism in America.


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Boyce Watkins

Dr. Boyce D. Watkins, "The People's Scholar', is one of the leading financial scholars and social commentators in America.


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The Tracing Center on Histories and Legacies of Slavery

The mission of the Tracing Center is to create greater awareness of the vast extent of complicity in slavery and the transatlantic slave trade and to inspire acknowledgement, dialogue and active response to this history and its many legacies.


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Las Hijas (The Daughters)

Las Hijas is a documentary about three young women who were among the first generation of infants adopted from Colombia.


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Crossing Arizona

Crossing Arizona is a thought-provoking and insightful examination of the hotly debated issues of border security and illegal immigration.


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CNN Presents: Black in America - The Black Woman & Family

The Black Woman & Family: Soledad O'Brien explores the varied experiences of black women and families and investigates the disturbing statistics of single parenthood, racial disparities between students and the devastating toll of HIV/AIDS.


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CNN Presents: Black in America - The Black Man

The Black Man: CNN investigates the most critical issues and obstacles affecting African American men today, dispelling myths and taking a hard look at some disturbing statistics.


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Children of the Fields

This is a short documentary about the hidden problems of migrant children working in U.S. agriculture today.


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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

Inspired by Dee Brown's acclaimed bestseller, the HBO Films event begins powerfully with the Sioux triumph over General Custer at Little Big Horn.


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Brown is the New Green

The film explores how George Lopez normalizes the image of Latinos in this country through entertainment, as Bill Cosby did for African Americans decades ago.


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The Buie Knife

This blog features a variety of documentary films about race, primarily in North Carolina.


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California Newsreel

California Newsreel has been producing and distributing films and videos along with study or facilitator guides and action toolkits for social change since 1968.


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Katrina's Children

Katrina's Children is a feature-length documentary about 19 children from different neighborhoods of New Orleans. Told entirely from the children's point of view, the film explores the impact of Hurricane Katrina on their lives.


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Jerry Tello

Jerry Tello is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of cross-cultural family strengthening, community mobilization and culturally based violence prevention/intervention issues.


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Girlhood

Director Liz Garbus examines the disparate fates of two girls and their very different treatment at the hands of the juvenile justice system.


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Zinn Education Project

The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the use of Howard Zinn's best-selling book, A People's History of the United States and other materials for teaching a people's history in middle and high school classrooms across the country.


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The Way Home: Women Talk About Race in America

Over the course of eight months, 64 women representing a cross-section of cultures (indigenous, African American, Arab, Asian, European American, Jewish, Latina, and multiracial) came together to share their experience of racism in America.


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Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey

Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey is the first feature-length film to document the life and historic achievements of Dr. Ralph Johnson Bunche (1903-1971).


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Straight Talk with Derek McGinty - Black and White in America

This spirited discussion covers the success of affirmative action, the plausibility of a "colorblind" society, and the direction of the civil rights movement.


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TheGrio

TheGrio.com is the first video-centric news community site devoted to providing African Americans with stories and perspectives that appeal to them but are underrepresented in existing national news outlets.


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The Injustice System of America

This compelling documentary, directed and produced by Cary Silberman, with Executive Producer Rik Walters, explores the inequities in America's justice system, focusing on the higher rate of incarceration experienced by minorities and the disparate conviction rate for African American drug offenders.


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Prison Lullabies

Prison Lullabies is the remarkable portrait of four young women living on the bad side of luck, struggling with drug addiction, arrested for dealing, prostitution, grand larceny and serving prison time with one common bond; they were all pregnant at the time of their arrest, and all have given birth behind bars.


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Raising Inmate 3851

The United States each year prosecutes approximately 200,000 children as adults, many of whom end up with lengthy sentences, even life without parole, in adult prisons. Raising Inmate 3851 portrays the experiences of three teenagers in adult prison.


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Frontline: Juvenile Justice

With almost unprecedented access to juvenile court proceedings, Juvenile Justice follows four youth offenders through the Santa Clara County, California, juvenile courts, observing how the criminal justice system treats their cases and determines their fates.


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Girl Trouble

Girl Trouble, an intimate documentary by directors Lexi Leban and Lidia Szajko, goes beyond the statistics and chronicles four years in the lives of three teenage girls struggling to free themselves from San Francisco's complex and flagging juvenile justice system.


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PBS

PBS is America's largest public media enterprise, and its member public television stations represent America's largest classroom. Its mission is to create content that educates, informs and inspires.


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Reelworks: A Girl Like Me

A film that explores the standards of beauty imposed on today's black girls. How do these standards affect her self-esteem or self-image?


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Trouble the Water

The film tells the story of an aspiring rap artist and her streetwise husband, trapped in New Orleans by deadly floodwaters, who survive the storm and then seize a chance for a new beginning.


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A Loud Color

Louis Harding takes a tour of his neighborhood in post-Katrina New Orleans, recounting the contributions of notable African Americans to New Orleans culture and the long road ahead.


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Where Do I Get My Five?

"Where Do I Get My Five?" portrays five distinct stories about the challenges of healthy food access in South L.A.


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Valley of Tears

For 24 years, the county's Mexican-American residents were determined to fight for what is right. Valley of Tears is a complex story of the long journey of individuals who endure hardship in order to make a better future for their families.


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Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Unnatural Causes was produced to draw attention to the root causes of health and illness and to help reframe the debate about health in America.


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Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives

By the late 1930s, 100,000 former slaves were still alive. In the midst of the Great Depression, the Federal Writers Project hired journalists and writers to travel the country and record the memories of this last generation of African Americans born into bondage. More than 2,000 interviews were transcribed as spoken, in the vernacular of the time, to form a unique historical record-first-hand accounts of what is was to be a slave.


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Traces of the Trade

In Traces of the Trade, Producer/Director Katrina Browne tells the story of her forefathers, the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history.


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The Drive: A Driving Tour of Post-Katrina New Orleans

For those who live in New Orleans, the only way to experience the magnitude of the post-Katrina destruction is to physically walk or drive through the affected areas. With this in mind, The Drive was created for people unable to see the devastation first-hand.


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Race: The Power of an Illusion

Episode one explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race.


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Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible

Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible is a brilliant documentary and a must-see for all people who are interested in justice, spiritual growth and community making.


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World Trust Educational Services

World Trust produces films and accompanying study guides for use in a variety of venues with a variety of audiences.


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Teaching for Change

Teaching for Change operates from the belief that schools can provide students with the skills, knowledge and inspiration to be citizens and architects of a better world.


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