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My So-Called Enemy

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Spanning seven years, this film follows six girls who participated in the Building Bridges for Peace camp in New York City for seven years following their experience of meeting … Read the rest

Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People

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Throughout its history Hollywood has portrayed Arabs as buffoons or bandits. The video seeks to rectify this stereotyping by comparing it to other forms of racist imagery and by … Read the rest

Brazil In Black And White: Skin Color and Higher Education

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New affirmative action quotas for higher education in Brazil launch a controversial dialogue about race and identity. Five college candidates from diverse backgrounds compete for a spot at the … Read the rest

The Color Of Paradise

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Mohammad joyfully returns to his tiny village on summer vacation from the Institute for the Blind in Tehran, unaware of his father’s intention to disown him. Engaged to be … Read the rest

9500 Liberty

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In 2007, Prince William County in Virginia enacted a policy requiring police officers to question anyone they had probable cause to believe was in the country illegally. Begun as … Read the rest