Video and Multimedia

Click on the following links. Please note these will open in a new window.


Cracking the Codes: Joy DeGruy, A Trip to the Grocery Store

Description: In this video clip, author and educator Joy Degruy shares a personal experience in which her sister-in-law used her white privilege to stand up to a grocery store clerk who had discriminated against her because of the color of her skin. This clip is taken from the film Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality, produced by World Trust.

ABC News – Housing Discrimination Investigation

Description: This news clip illustrates an example of contemporary housing discrimination.

Female Inmates Sterilized in California Prisons Without Approval

Description: This clip tells the story of 150 incarcerated women in California being sterilized between 2006 and 2010 without the required state approvals.


NPR – Native Americans Struggle to Find Housing While Facing Discrimination

Description: This NPR clip (February 2017) discusses the housing difficulties of Native Americans, living on the Wind River Reservation in central Wyoming. Due to the lack of housing available on the reservation, many Native Americans are forced to try and find rentals nearby. This audio clip illustrates the racial discrimination that Native Americans experience in the housing market.

NPR – Can Marriage Help Alleviate Poverty?

Description: This audio clip demonstrates a contemporary marriage promotion program.


Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality

Description: This website provides information about the film and social activism. It also provides information for students who are interested in learning more about racial inequality.

Southern Poverty Law Center

Description: This website offers resources related to hate crimes committed in the United States.