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A collection of 15 free films from the National Film Board of Canada that confront racism.
A 3 minute video that explains what apartheid was and how it developed
Black & Indigenous Realities: An RCTV Livestream Series
This fall, REEL CANADA is offering a compelling new livestream series to discuss inequality and racism in Canada through film. Students will watch films and then log into interactive livestreams for a conversation with the filmmakers, and with their peers across the country.
A Black Father Wonders How to Talk to His Son about Navigating the World
A father sets out on a car ride with his teenage son and reflects on the conversation he knows he will soon have to have: how to conduct himself as a young Black man in Canadian society (9 min)
History of Racism in Canada
Teachers in British Columbia have produced this antiracism video about the history of racism in Canada. It includes historical and contemporary examples of racism as well as positive changes in society.
I'm Tired of Talking About Race
A TED Talk about the emotional fatigue that people of colour experience in discussing race with white people
I am the Bridge
As part of the "Be the Bridge to End Racism" program, the City of Saskatoon gathered and edited together videos from citizens talking about their experience of racism.
If Native Americans Said The Stuff White People Say
A thoughtful video about how the things we say may sound more racist than we think.
Intersectionality is a BIG topic! Learn the basics with this student-friendly video
Lean In: What is Priviledge?
Learn how to take meaningful action as an ally. This video helps you understand your privilege and positional power and learn specific actions you can take to show up as an ally
Living in Colour
A series of 20 min videos from Global Television that examine racism in Canada
The Skin We're In: Pulling Back the Curtain on Racism in Canada
Urgent, controversial, and undeniably honest, The Skin We’re In is a wake-up call to complacent Canadians. Racism is here. It is everywhere. It is us and we are it. Following celebrated journalist Desmond Cole in this documentary that pulls back the curtain on racism in Canada. (44 min)
Sometimes You're a Caterpillar
This cute video featuring animated caterpillar and snail characters is a great simple explaination of the concept of "privilege".
Systematic Racism Explained
A close look at what systemic racism is and how we can solve it.
TED: Color Blind or Color Brave?
Sweeping discussions about race under the rug can mistakenly give the impression of not caring about discrimination. This illuminating TED Talk by Mellody Hobson shows how important it is to talk about race -- even, or especially, when it's difficult.
Ted Talk: How to Teach Kids To Talk about Taboo Topics
Learn how Kleinrock teaches kids to discuss taboo topics without fear -- because the best way to start solving social problems is to talk about them.
Ted Talk: Racism Has a Cost for Everyone
Heather McGhee, a public policy expert, shares startling insights into how racism fuels bad policymaking and drains our economic potential -- and offers a crucial rethink on what we can do to create a more prosperous nation for all.
Ted Talk: What Does It Take to be Racially Literate?
Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo traveled to all 50 US states, collecting personal stories about race and intersectionality. Now they're on a mission to equip every American with the tools to understand, navigate and improve a world structured by racial division.
There is No Hierarchy of Oppressions - by Audre Lorde
In this video, Lauren Lyons reads an essay by Audrey Lorde, a writer and influential feminist and activist for civil rights
TikTok: Bill Nye: Why We Have Different Colours of Skin
A TikTok video by Bill Nye explaining why people have different colours of skin. Appropriate for older and younger students.
What Is Privilege?
A group of ethnically diverse people take the privilege walk in this video and then reflect about how they felt during the exercise.
What is Stereotype Threat?
Think that stereotypes don't affect your classroom? Think again! Many social science experiments show that reinforcing stereotypes before testing can have a negative effect on student performance
What Kind of Asian Are You?
Sometimes, we've lived with stereotypes for so long, we forget how insulting they can be! This video pokes fun at the stereotyping questions many people of color receive as a result of their appearance.
What Would You Give to Stop Hate?
This inspirational fundraising video highlights the many reasons people have committed to ending hate in their communities.
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