In this clip, children compare pictures of men from different races/ethnicities.
This video introduces the concept of colorism as it relates to different racial/ethnic communities. In particular, the roots of colorism in the African American community are explored as well as the implications of this prejudice for individuals.
The first of the clips featured here is from Remember the Titans; a coach stands up to a referee for discriminating against his players. The second is from the television show Rescue Me in which a group a firefighters go through sensitivity training. The third clip is a commercial that seeks to end Autism discrimination in health insurance policies. The fourth clip is from a live news cast where a woman addresses a man who wrote her a letter calling her fat. The fifth clip is from an episode of Grey's Anatomy and features a discussion about white privilege. In the sixth video, military personnel promise to protect Muslim Americans against hateful threats. In the seventh video, small things people can do to combat racism are discussed.
In this clip from the film Crash, Sandra Bullock's character incorrectly judges a man to be a violent gang member because of his appearance.
This video provides suggestions for responding to racism in every day life and encourages us all to stop shying away from the topic of race in general.
This clip from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air depicts Will explaining to Carlton that they were pulled over by the police because of their race, but Carlton refuses to believe it.
Two policemen are shown talking to an elementary class about how to avoid going to jail. Their tip to the students is not to be black or Hispanic, which highlights how black and Hispanic individuals are disproportionately sent to jail.
The story depicted in Remember the Titans takes place in Virginia during the 1970s. Racial tension is high as schools and other public institutions attempt to integrate. During a football game, a high school coach stands up to the referees for discriminating against his players while making calls.
This section includes; a) a clip from Mean Girls about race-based stereotyping by one of the main characters, Ms. Norbury; c) a sketch from the British Broadcasting Corporation comedy series That Mitchell and Webb Look that makes fun of the different types of commercials targeted towards men and women; d) a clip of comedian Daniel Tosh talking about cannibalism and whether or not people taste like their ethnic backgrounds; e) a 20/20 clip in which children are asked to compare pictures of men from different races/ethnicities; f) the introductory song to the Disney movie Aladdin which mentions how barbaric and exotic Aladdin's Middle Eastern home is; g) a clip is from the movie The Other Guys where two policemen make racist comments about how to avoid jail; h) a video about how we often label and stereotype people, but we are actually alike in unexpected ways
This video discusses the underlying themes of racism and discrimination found in the Disney movie Zootopia.