Racial Justice Team’s media suggestions, Fall 2020

Welcome to the Racial Justice Team’s Media suggestions for Fall, 2020! Thank you for reading and watching. (Please click on the links below in blue to access the resources.)

Videos by Racial Justice Team:

Video on a line from a book which prompted action on racial justice

Adult Resources


Widening the Circle of Concern  Report of the UUA Commission on Institutional Change 

So You Want to Talk about Race Ijeoma Oluo

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010)
Rebecca Skloot tells the story of the famous HeLa cell line that revolutionized medical advances while not recompensing Ms. Lacks’ family.


Connecticut has an opportunity to tackle housing segregation. It appears to be taking a pass

Hartford Business Journal, June 29, 2020 


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2017) 
Tells the true story of the family of Henrietta Lacks and the methods used to conduct research with her cells that revolutionized many aspects of the medical industry, all while paying nothing to her impoverished family.

Just Mercy (2019)
The movie is based on an actual case that is detailed in Bryan Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy, published in 2014. Bryan took on Walter McMillian’s case in 1988 to challenge his wrongful conviction and death sentence.

Children’s Resources


I Am Enough

Carter Reads the Newspaper

Ruby Bridges


Ted Talk: What kids should know about race

On this page there is this engaging videos about racial justice:

and this one on intersectionality:

and this one on privilege for 12 and older:

Additional Resources

See this lengthier list of compiled media selections for adults

See this lengthier list for media selections for children

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