Video and Multimedia

Video 1: Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class

Description: This clip discusses how U.S. media portrays the working class in the United States.

Video 2: Black Athena: A Fabrication of Ancient Greece

Description: This documentary examines Professor Martin Bernal claim that 19th-century scholars constructed a racist “cult of Greece” based upon a purely Aryan origin for Western culture, thus suppressing the numerous connections between African and Near Eastern cultures and early Greek myth and art.

Video 3: What Does it Mean to be a Citizen of the World?

Description: Humanitarian Hugh Evans discusses the notion of “global citizens” in this talk about culture and identity.

Audio 1: Brooke Shields: “There Was a Little Girl”

Description: Journalist Diane Rehm and actress Brooke Shields discuss issues of gender in society.

Audio 2: Your Family May Once Have Been a Different Color

Description: Professor Nina Jablonski discusses changes in skin color.

Audio 3: Whites More Optimistic Than Blacks on Race Relations in the U.S.

Description: In December 2014, NPR gave an assessment of current race relations in the United States by individuals of different races.

Audio 4: Chinese Fans Follow American TV Online--for Free

Description: NPR’s Morning Edition provided an examination of how Chinese are accessing U.S. television and what impacts this might have on China.