features

Radical Cram School

March 2, 2021

Kristina Wong introduces activist Mia Yamamoto to her Cram School young rebels.

Meet Ida B. Wells

February 16, 2021

Journalist, activist, feminist who led the fight against lynching

Lift Every Voice and Sing

February 2, 2021

"Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us,..."

Comparing 2020 with the 1960s

January 19, 2021

Similarities and differences

Conversation with White People

January 5, 2021

Talking about racism is generally challenging for white people.

Black Nativity

December 22, 2020

A three-minute clip from a stage production of the Langston Hughes "Gospel Song Play" titled Black Nativity.

The Color of COVID

December 8, 2020

A video poem drawing attention to the disproportionate impact of COVID on people of color.

The Doctrine of Discovery

November 24, 2020

The doctrine of discovery legitimized genocide and land grabbing without regard for the rights of indigenous people.

Reconstruction

November 10, 2020

This two-minute video introduces a Henry Louis Gates, Jr., series about race in post Civil War America.

First African Americans in Congress

February 23, 2021

Change that did not last.

The Black Church

February 9, 2021

Explore the 400-year-old story of the black church in America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Black History Month

January 26, 2021

Meet Carter G. Woodson and discover the origins of Black History Month.

MLK Day

January 12, 2021

A call to serve on MLK Day and Beyond

Conversation with Latinos

December 29, 2020

Not white, not black.
Not from here, not from there.

Black Ballerinas

December 15, 2020

People of color in a traditionally white domain.

Peanut Butter and Jelly

December 1, 2020

Who, Me? Biased?
Peanut butter and jelly help illustrate implicit bias.

Native American Heritage Month

November 17, 2020

A 4-minute video about the origins of Native American Heritage Month