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Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen

Scenes from Precious Knowledge

Scenes from Precious Knowledge, which portrays one of the final years of the highly successful but controversial Mexican American Studies Program at Tucson High School. http://youtu.be/34oz5pslPjE

Malcolm X: Make It Plain

This PBS documentary chronicles Malcolm X’s remarkable journey from his birth on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska, to his assassination at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City on February 21, 1965. http://youtu.be/r7JzlewmxPo

Latino Workers At Risk

Latino workers are 14% more likely to be fatally injured than all other workers in the country. The number is twice as high for Latino immigrants. Learn more about this issue and the personal story of construction worker, Luis Rodriguez, … Continue reading

Latina-run Co-op Empowers Its Members

Bruce Wallace visits a Brooklyn co-op to find out how the almost entirely immigrant Latina members are taking ownership of their jobs. Listen here.

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A group of students from the UCLA’s law school gather together to raise awareness of the emotional toll placed upon students of color due to their low representation in the student body.  

(1)ne Drop Promo Video

Promotional video produced and filmed by Michael Shawn Cordero of MVMT for a 2011 fundraising campaign for Yaba Blay’s (1)ne Drop project.

The Dream is Now

Gives voice to and puts a human face on the undocumented children of immigrants who are desperate to earn their citizenship and give back to the only  country they’ve ever called “home.” http://youtu.be/zfiInvpjPtI#aid=P76mq7yd5Ug http://www.thedreamisnow.org/documentary

Left of Black with Martha Biondi

Historian Martha Biondi joins Left of Black via Skype to talk about what she describes as “an extraordinary chapter in the modern Black freedom struggle.”