Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen

Biracial Blackness

This thought-provoking panel of young game-changers, artists, cultural innovators, and professionals discuss biracial blackness, particularly as it relates to Jesse William’s acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Music Awards. 

From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation

150 Years to the day following the unconditional Confederate surrender to the Union Army, Freddie Gray was arrested in Baltimore and severely beaten. His subsequent death, and that of other African Americans at the hand of police, exposed the factual … Continue reading

Breaking Silence: A Hearing on Girls of Color

Breaking Silence: A Hearing on Girls of Color presented by the African American Policy Forum ( and Girls for Gender Equity ( Hosted at Columbia Law School’s Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies on October 11th, 2014

Actions are Illegal, Never People: Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas, an award-winning multimedia storyteller, is the founder of Define American, a campaign that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration. Born in the Philippines, Vargas immigrated to the United States at age 12. Stunning the media and … Continue reading

Digital Media and Struggles for Justice

Activists, educators and organizers reflect on the opportunities and challenges when using digital media in struggles for social justice. This project was funded by the Black Youth Project and the MacArthur Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics. Videographers Tracye … Continue reading

Decolonizing Gender

Redressing the thousands of murdered and missing women in Canada. Featuring Aboriginal Women Reclaiming Our Power Project by Moon Voices Group & REDress Project by Jaime Black.

Roderick Ferguson: Socialism in Black Queer Time

In this talk Professor Ferguson engages the history of black queer diasporic formations in the 1970s as part of radical attempts to reimagine and eroticize socialist imaginations. The talk situates these formations within a social and political context in which … Continue reading

Breathin’:The Eddy Zheng Story

Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in California prisons and jails. Ben Wang’s BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY paints an intimate portrait of Eddy—the prisoner, the immigrant, the … Continue reading