Racial Healing

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Time2Reflect is a student led documentary that explores Monmouth University’s journey towards antiracism. This documentary will serve as a tool for understanding antiracism and opening discussions about the topic moving forward at the university-level and beyond into our community.

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The Great Migration and Asbury Park

A film by Erin Fleming, Monmouth University, about an African American digital oral history and mapping project of Asbury Park featuring Claude Taylor and Madonna Carter Jackson.

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Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

The Who We Are Project was founded by attorney and racial justice activist Jeffery Robinson. The organization is an outgrowth of a talk that Robinson has been giving for the past 10 years on the history of anti-Black racism and white supremacy in the United States. 

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A Conversation With Native Americans on Race | Op-Docs

Directed by Michèle Stephenson and Brian Young, the film grapples with the racist contradictions of a country that, many feel, would prefer it if Native Americans didn’t exist.

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Race: The Power of an Illusion

RACE–The Power of an Illusion asks a question so basic it's rarely raised: what is this thing we call race?  This film is used to scrutinize deep-seated beliefs about race and explore how our social divisions are not natural or inevitable, but made. This series is available in three parts - Episode 1 - The Difference Between Us, Episode 2 - The Story We Tell, Episode 3 - The House We Live In.

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In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.

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A Conversation With Latinos on Race | Op-Docs

In this short documentary, Latinos grapple with defining their ethnic and racial identities.

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King in the Wilderness: The Last Years of MLK Jr.'s Life

King in the Wilderness chronicles the final chapters of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, revealing a conflicted leader who faced an onslaught of criticism from both sides of the political spectrum. While the Black Power movement saw his nonviolence as weakness, and President Lyndon B. Johnson saw his anti-Vietnam War speeches as irresponsible, Dr. King’s unyielding belief in peaceful protest became a testing point for a nation on the brink of chaos.

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The House I Live In

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

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Back to Natural

Back to Natural is a  69-minute documentary film that reveals the shocking truth about hair, politics, and racial identity in Black communities and beyond. A powerful call for healing, this ground breaking film takes a grassroots approach to exploring the globalized policing of natural Black hair.

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I Am Not Your Negro

Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

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American Hate

This documentary covers the legacy of hate in America and how it shaped the country as it is today. Reporters follow characters and experts from across the U.S. including the families of James Byrd, Vernon Dahmer and Medgar Evers, organizers of rallies in Charlottesville and Portland, and a reformed Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan.