Videos

Empowerment

  • Listening to ShameShame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on. Her own humor, humanity and vulnerability shine through every word. 

  • The Power of VulnerabilityBrené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. 

Microagression

  • Our Talk with Dr. Kevin Nadal, Episode 1.1: Microaggressions: Have you ever experienced something that was potentially racist/sexist/homophobic/etc. but didn't know for sure? When things like that happened, did you know how to handle the situation? Our panel today talks about microaggressions, or subtle forms of discrimination. I'm joined by Tia Burroughs (Project Coordinator), Grant Cooper (Comedian), and Dr. David Rivera (Professor of Psychology).

  • Toure': The Internal Response to Racial Slights: Toure' is a writer, cultural critic and television personality.  He hosts television program " The Hip hop Shop" and "On the Record," and is a professor at NYU's Clive Davis School of Recorded Music. 

  • Microagressions in Everyday Life: Bestselling author Derald Wing Sue explains what a microagression is, how it manifests itesel, how it impacts peopele, and what can be done to address it.  

  • Daniel Solorzano: Microagressions and Everyday Racism: Critical Race Theorist Daniel G. Solórzano visited UC Davis on May 7th to give his talk "Using the Tools of Critical Race Theory and Racial Microaggressions to Examine Everyday Racism" as part of the Distinguished Educational Thinkers and the Critical Consciousness Speaker Series. Dr. Solorzano's talk examined racial microaggresions and engaged the audience in a dialogue about improving the learning environment for the increasingly diverse community.

Diversity and Inclusion

  • OuchWhat do you do if someone you care about is the target of demeaning stereotypes? What if you are being demeaned or stereotyped? How often do you speak up on behalf of respect? This new program, based on the book by Leslie Aguilar, can be used for training on Diversity & Inclusion, Communication, Teamwork and Leadership.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Cultural diversity workplace diversity, diversity training, teaching cultural diversity.
  • The New Inclusion Quotient (The New IQ): The new IQ is Inclusion Quotient. 

Racial and Social Justice

  • White People: MTV DocumentaryWhat does it mean to be white? MTV’s ‘White People’ is a groundbreaking documentary on race that aims to answer that question from the viewpoint of young white people living in America today. The film follows Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker, Jose Antonio Vargas, as he travels across the country to get this complicated conversation started. ‘White People’ asks what’s fair when it comes to affirmative action, if colorblindness is a good thing, what privilege really means, and what it’s like to become the “white minority” in your neighborhood. For more information on ‘White People,’ and to join the conversation, head to race.lookdifferent.org. 

  • The Danger of a Single StoryOur lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. 

  • Mellody Hobson: Color Blind or Color Brave?The subject of race can be very touchy. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it's a "conversational third rail." But, she says, that's exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society.

  • Redefining Race and Ethnicity in the USThe number of young Americans with mixed race and ethnicity is rising real fast in the United States. Many are going to college helping to bridge racial and ethnic divides on campuses nationwide. VOA's Todd Grosshans takes a closer look on the campus of the University of Maryland just outside Washington DC.

  • Love Has No Labels: An emotional story starred by the testimonials of several couples that pose behind a x-ray screen on which the crowd only can see funny and happy skeletons dancing together. Then one by one the pairs reveal their true identity, some are homosexual, others from different races or even different religions that aimed the same message: love is the only thing that really matters.

Black Lives Matter

Women's Rights and Consent

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