Posts Tagged ‘racism’

Trayvon Martin 911 Tape

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

While this is not video, it is chilling and tragic and disturbing that what appears to be a racially-motivated murder could occur on the streets of America. Found at YouTube from rogershenro.

Joe Louis: America’s Hero…Betrayed

Friday, February 24th, 2012

HBO is currently running an excellent documentary of legendary boxer Joe Louis.

Joe Louis America’s Hero…Betrayed Trailer

Found at YouTube from TheBrovvnBomber.

Joe Louis: The Anti-Jack Johnson

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father’s image as the anti-Jack Johnson. Found at YouTube from HBO.

Joe Louis’ Celebrity Status

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father as a celebrity. Found at YouTube from HBO.

Frederick Douglass Slave Village Discovered

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Archaeologists have uncovered more buildings that made up a slave village where Frederick Douglass once lived. Jorge Ribas visits the dig. Found at Discovery.

Beautiful, Racist Copenhagen, Circa 1937

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

A 1937 MGM Traveltalks production touting the beauty of Copenhagen, Denmark complete with the racial superiority attitudes of the time. Found at YouTube from YmanDK.

Good Hair Trailer

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Comedian Chris Rock examines the role hair plays in African American culture and perceptions of beauty. Very funny and very illuminating. Found at YouTube from GoodHairMovie.

Alice Walker Poetry Reading

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

In October, 2010, Alice Walker joined Googlers in Mountain View for a day of conversation and readings from her latest book of poetry, Hard Times Require Furious Dancing. Found at YouTube from AtGoogleTalks.