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Books about Film & Music & Television
What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on.
An audio series on how slavery has transformed America, connecting past and present through the oldest form of storytelling.
Lynching in America
Equal Justice Initiative has documented the lynchings of over 4,000 African Americans between 1877 and 1950. In this series, hear how this era of racial terror lynchings continues to shape America to this day.
Intersectionality Matters! African American Policy Forum
Intersectionality Matters! is a podcast hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw, an American civil rights advocate and a leading scholar of critical race theory.
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast
Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast features movement voices, stories, and strategies for racial justice.
Streaming Videos from Creighton Libraries' Collections
The following films are available for checkout on DVD or via Films on Demand or Academic Video Online, two of the streaming services available to Creighton users.
Up Heartbreak Hill
Call Number: E98.Y68 U6 2012 (DVD and multiple online access)
Publication Date: 2012
Streaming Videos from other sources
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. Currently available for free on YouTube, and always available on Netflix.
When They See Us
2019 Netflix miniseries created, co-written, and directed by Ava DuVernay. It is based on events of the 1989 Central Park jogger case and explores the lives and families of the five male suspects who were falsely accused then prosecuted on charges related to the rape and assault of a woman in Central Park, New York City.
Netflix - Black Lives Matter collection
Learn more about racial injustice and the Black experience in America with this collection of films, series and documentaries. Viewers who search for the names George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade while using Netflix will also be directed to this collection.
Hacking Your Mind: Us vs. Them
Many of the divisions tearing our country apart arise from our autopilot biases against ‘them’ and how authoritarians ‘hack’ those biases to gain power. Find out how each of us can overcome our autopilot biases and see the world as it really is.
In the midst of a defining moment for the country when millions of protesters have called for justice and equality, ABC News aims to find out if America has reached a turning point with a groundbreaking month-long series of reports examining the racial reckoning sweeping the nation and whether it leads to lasting reconciliation. The unprecedented ABC News programming event "Turning Point," featuring a month-long takeover of "Nightline" and special reporting across all shows and platforms, will confront the systems and institutions that were built to disenfranchise people of color and have shaped this country throughout its history, and showcase the work being done to enact change. Available on Hulu.