Always a good one to revisit. I wanted to watch this again in the context of reading How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi.
This resource includes quotes, key terms/names/historical events, and guiding questions for each of over 30 essays and creative works that compose The 1619 Project.
With thanks to Gvantza for sharing this with me…
Structural racism involves the cumulative and compounding effects of an array of societal factors including the history, culture, ideology, and interactions of institutions and policies that systematically privilege white people and disadvantage people of color. See a timeline here: Structural Racism Timeline – ERASE Racism
How school leaders should embrace conversations about race and other insights from bestselling author Beverly Daniel Tatum: Why All the Black Kids Are Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria (Q&A)
“…I asked another friend what it’s like being the mother of a black son. ‘The condition of black life is one of mourning,’ she said bluntly. For her, mourning lived in real time inside her and her son’s reality: At any moment she might lose her reason for living. Though the white liberal imagination likes to feel temporarily bad about black suffering, there really is no mode of empathy that can replicate the daily strain of knowing that as a black person you can be killed for simply being black: no hands in your pockets, no playing music, no sudden movements, no driving your car, no walking at night, no walking in the day, no turning onto this street, no entering this building, no standing your ground, no standing here, no standing there, no talking back, no playing with toy guns, no living while black.”