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.
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Support for white anti-racism
Here’s a great reminder of ways and means for being a white ally in the work of dismantling racism.
Two young women testify!
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?
I’m dreaming of a white privilege
This is a music parody created by Lady Parts Justice for the holiday season in 2014, in the aftermath of several incidents of very blatent police brutality.
A Time for Burning
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.
Racial wealth gap
This is a short video based on research from the Urban Institute which helps to illustrate the racial wealth gap and its consequences in the US context.
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.
Proud to be
This is a long commercial produced by the National Congress of American Indians as part of their effort to change the name of a particular NFL football team.
Making whiteness visible
Mirrors of privilege: Making whiteness visible is a long form (50 minute) documentary/art piece in several chapters, produced by World Trust Films. We recommend that your institution purchase a copy, to support the work. But there are several excerpts available at youtube for free.
Try diet racism…
This is a College Humor originals piece which highlights the “softer” racism of white privilege and micro aggression.