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Abdel-Magied, Yassmin

Summary: "A vital and vibrant book answering real children's questions about racism, giving them the confidence and the tools to work towards a fairer society for all. Using questions canvassed from children around the UK as her framework, writer, engineer and broadcaster, Yassmin Abdel-Magied gives clear context to the racism that persists today and shows how to recognize, resist and disrupt racist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 ABD

Oluo, Ijeoma

Summary: "With [this book], ... Oluo aims to show how people across America are working to create real positive change in our structures. Looking at many of our most powerful systems--like education, media, labor, health, housing, policing, and more--she highlights what people are doing to create change for intersectional racial equity. She also illustrates various ways in which the reader can find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 OLU

Singh, Deanna

Summary: "Good for you! You've taken the first step in a lifelong journey to learn what you can do to help end racism. Maybe you've seen someone treated unfairly just because of the color of their skin. Maybe you were treated unfairly because of the color of yours. Maybe you've seen protests in the news and wondered what they're really all about. Whatever reason you picked up this book, you're here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 SIN

Summary: Japanese-Americans are often deemed to be a model ethnic community who have achieved their "success" by virtue of their own efforts. However, the road to success was a difficult one and, as a result, the Japanese-American experience has been very distinct from that of other immigrants. This program explores this experience, starting with the first immigrants from Japan, the Issei, through to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Critics of affirmative action say that it pits Americans against each other and elevates the importance of race, gender, and ethnicity at the expense of hard work and merit. Supporters claim that discrimination remains pervasive in the U.S. and that the government must continue to play a role in aiding minorities and women. This program explores the historical roots of affirmative action and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: As school populations become more and more diverse, racial intolerance is shoving its way to prominence. In this provocative program, five students from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds speak with candor about racial harassment at their high school in an effort to encourage teenagers to examine their own attitudes and behaviors. The greatest danger of racism is that it will go...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Muslims, blacks, gays, people with disabilities, and immigrants of every ethnicity and color: they and many other groups have stood in the spotlight glare of intolerance, easy targets for every sort of discrimination and violence. What makes people prone to irrational hate, and what steps can individuals and society take to eradicate it? In this program, psychology professors Susan Fiske, of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program presents two groups of high school students generating a flood of cross-cultural insights. American Islamic, Christian, and agnostic teenagers speak their minds while young Egyptian Muslims do the same-then both panels observe and react to each other. Their subjects include dating, cliques, education, religion, the impact of American entertainment, and more. Displaying a variety of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: During the 19th century, racial categorization took on a pseudoscientific stance. This program shows how the academic racism of the period helped to spread imperialist policies across the globe. Sifting through the "science" of eugenics and its link to social Darwinism, the film juxtaposes the racial hygiene theories of Robert Knox, Francis Galton, and Eugen Fischer with racial warfare in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: In 1989, a New Jersey high school faced a painful decision: one of two teachers with equal tenure and equivalent credentials-one African-American, the other Caucasian-had to be laid off. By 1995, the reverse discrimination complaint lodged by Caucasian teacher Sharon Taxman had become a national issue of great political and legal significance, leading to a surprising out-of-court settlement...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Encourage students to explore biases and stereotypes with this group of ABC News segments. Each scenario puts actors into exchanges with unwitting bystanders, generating a wide range of responses-from overt hostility towards other races and cultures to acts of genuine compassion. Scenes include a bakery clerk's refusal to serve a Muslim woman wearing a headscarf; cruelty towards an overweight...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: A great classroom conversation starter, this ABC News program explores the kinds of incidents and behavior that prompted The New York Times reporter Lena Williams to write an article entitled, "The Everyday Interactions that Get under the Skin of Blacks and Whites." Focus groups polled and interviewed on the subject reveal how statements, gestures, and even body language can be...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This emotionally charged program follows five participants of different ethnic and racial backgrounds through a three-day Unlearning Racism workshop. As the workshop begins, a European-American man offends his African-American workshop partner by making a joke during a one-on-one dialogue. The incident sparks anger among African-American participants, who openly confront the offender. White...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Reaching back across the centuries, this program sheds light on historical attitudes toward human differences. It assesses the significance of Biblical narratives, including the "curse of Ham," in the evolution of European concepts of race, and goes on to examine the basis of institutionalized racism-entwined with fervent capitalism-on which the transatlantic slave trade operated. The...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Did racist atrocities in the 19th and 20th centuries bring Western society to an ethical and ideological turning point? Or has racial oppression simply assumed other, more insidious forms? Pursuing answers, this program focuses on a pattern of segregation and genocide evident in King Leopold's Belgian Congo rampages, South Africa's apartheid rule, the terrorism of Jim Crow, and less obvious...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: When friends or siblings argue they might say hurtful things to each other, but it is not the same as "hate speech" or racist speech. In a series of engaging interviews, this video, hosted by MTV News anchor Suchin Pak, shows young people how to distinguish between unkind words and "hate speech," pointing out along the way the sometimes subtle characteristics of such verbal attacks. The program...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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