The Color of Fear is a powerful film created in 1994 around a set of discussions with a diverse group of men around issues of race. It’s a film that definitely requires thoughtful engagement and trained facilitation to use, but has been transformative in multiple contexts. Stir Fry Seminars (who created it), also publishes a guide to using it.
Here’s a great reminder of ways and means for being a white ally in the work of dismantling racism.
I wish I could publish the names of these amazing young women, but I have only this youtube video to share. It is titled the “BNV Quarter Finals of 2013 in Washington, DC” — perhaps someone out there can help us find their names?
A Time for Burning is a documentary film produced in 1966 by Lutheran Film Associates. You can still purchase the film at Amazon.com and it streams in a variety of services. The film has received several awards, most notably being chosen in 2005 to become part of the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress.
It has been used — particularly in Lutheran contexts — as a case study in the challenges posed by social upheaval and cultural change.
This is Richard Wilkinson’s TED talk on economic inequality. Several of us who tend this website have found it a useful resource for engaging issues of inequality, and helping students to see that such issues matter for people on all parts of the economic spectrum.
This is a College Humor originals piece which highlights the “softer” racism of white privilege and micro aggression.