These are some videos that we have found helpful as we work with our students. Some of the language and content is mature - so please be sure to pre-screen before you share with your students/community.
A short video on the importance of being an Ally. "Ally is a Verb".
A series of videos produced by MTV that talk about the problem with micro-aggressions.
An example of a 'Privilege Walk'.
A video that explains Implicit Bias.
"I Am Not Black" - spoken word poem that highlights the limitations of labeling.
Ta-Nehisi Coates on why white people can't use the 'N'word.
Example of a young person affecting change and becoming an activist in her community.
A compelling story about how perceived whiteness can lead to unearned treatment & advantages.
"Unsung Hero" - a great video that show how helping out in seemingly little ways can have a huge impact to those you help.
"Silent Beats" - a video that shows how stereotypes can cause us to have limiting and incorrect views of others.
This videos shows how we can miss things that are right in front of us - like institutional racism/sexism/homophobia.
We've used this "be awesome" meme to work on inspiring our kids to take on challenges they might think beyond them.
"Leadership Lessons from the Dancing Guy" - a great leadership video that encourages kids to be "the first follower".
"Lunch Date" - if you show the first 7:30 and ask kids what happened, and then show the rest - you'll be surprised.
An effective video that explains why micro aggressions are impactful (language warning).
A short (3 min) that gets students thinking about the idea that race is primarily a social construct.
An "Adam Ruins Everything" segment that discusses the racist practice of Redlining created by FDR.