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Anti-Racism & Anti-Bias Teaching Resources: Videos

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Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America.

When the Levees Broke

A 2006 documentary film directed by Spike Lee about the devastation of New Orleans, Louisiana following the failure of the levees during Hurricane Katrina.

Teach Us All

A documentary and social justice campaign on educational inequality set against the backdrop of the 1957 Little Rock school crisis. A curriculum guide is available from the Milken Center.

Race: The Power of an Illusion

Interview with Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds

The authors of Stamped from the Beginning and the young adult adaption Stamped talk with Trevor Noah.

The Hate U Give

Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed. Soon afterward, his death is a national headline. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. Protesters are taking to the streets in Khalil's name. Some cops and the local drug lord try to intimidate Starr and her family. What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night?

Just Mercy

After graduating from Harvard, Bryan Stevenson heads to Alabama to defend those wrongly condemned or those not afforded proper representation. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, who is sentenced to die in 1987 for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite evidence proving his innocence.

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