The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone The cross and the lynching tree are the two most emotionally charged symbols in the history of the African American community. In this powerful new work, theologian James H. Cone explores these symbols and their interconnection in the history and souls... read more »
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson From World War I to the 1970s, some six million black Americans fled the American South for an uncertain existence in the urban North and West. They left all they knew and took a leap of faith that they might find freedom... read more »
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled... read more »
A brief video showing how immigrants are being sold to private prison corporations who are locking them up for obscene profits. http://youtu.be/vuGE1VxVsYo
(2008- 103 minutes- PG 13) A single African-American mother struggles to clear her name after being wrongly accused and arrested for dealing drugs in an impoverished town in Texas.
As the United States celebrates the nation's "triumph over race" with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Although Jim Crow laws have been wiped off the books, an astounding... read more »
(2012- 108 minutes- unrated) From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Series on how underlying social, economic, and political conditions disproportionately channel advantages and opportunities to white people. http://www.pbs.org/race/000_About/002_04-about-01.htm
Racial microaggressions are brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults toward people of color. This article provides... read more »
Living On the Fault Line: Where Race and Family Meet A film that explores transracial adoption and White privilege through the lens of children of color and their White parents living in a predominantly White community. Beautiful, difficult, heartfelt, and honest film that... read more »