Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at DACC

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at DACC


Upcoming Events!

Fall 2020

The Liberal Arts Division, in partnership with the Office of Diversity, will be promoting African American history all year, in order to highlight how we arrived at this current historical moment.

Please join us for the 4th Annual Virtual Cultural Film Festival! Watch one (or more!) of these films.

Click HERE to complete a survey, and be entered to win prizes. If you are participating in the Festival for a course, please include your instructor's name and the name of the course, so you can earn credit for the assignment.

Film Trailers

Reconstruction:
https://www.pbs.org/video/reconstruction-extended-trailer-pkhs21/

LA 92
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcFuY_lPwh8

When Two Worlds Collide
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe9ZybqKOLg

State of Pride
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmFA0KnSs6Q

Kiki
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHhs7GY5ft0

Hispanic, Latino/a, Latinx: What’s the Difference?

Latino Americans - Streaming for FREE on PBS
This six-part series chronicles the 500-year history of Latinos and features interviews with a number of prominent Latinos.

When Two Worlds Collide - Streaming on Netflix
This documentary highlights tensions between indigenous peoples and the Peruvian government over environmental policy.

The Graduates/Los Graduados - Streaming on Prime
This two-part PBS series highlights the challenges latino and latina students face in the educational system.

Sin PaÍs (Without Country) - Streaming on Vimeo
This short documentary highlights one family’s experience with deportation. To learn more about Guatemalan history and US involvement in Guatemala click here.

African American History and American Race Relations
September 2020 - June 2021

STREAMING ACCESS THROUGH THE LIBRARY
Race: The Power of An Illusion - Available through the DACC Library

This powerful, award-winning three-part series traces the development of race as a social construct, and presents a clear history of race, including both cultural and scientific perspectives.

(Episode 1) The Difference Between Us - Available through the DACC Library
https://ezproxy.dacc.edu:4443/login?url=https://video.alexanderstreet.com/watch/the-difference-between-us
Episode 1 explores the myths about race, focusing specifically stereotypes about athletic and intellectual abilities and exploring race from a biological perspective. For more information on this episode, click here.

(Episode 2) The Story We Tell - Available through the DACC Library
https://ezproxy.dacc.edu:4443/login?url=https://video.alexanderstreet.com/watch/the-story-we-tell
Episode 2 traces the development of racial hierarchies and oppressive economic and social systems. For more information on this episode, click here.

(Episode 3) The House We Live In - Available through the DACC Library
https://ezproxy.dacc.edu:4443/login?url=https://video.alexanderstreet.com/watch/the-house-we-live-in
Episode 3 focuses on racial privilege and racial oppressions and explores how certain groups became “white” over time, focusing specifically on public policy and customs. For more information on this episode, click here.

Slavery by Another Name - Available through the DACC Library
https://ezproxy.dacc.edu:4443/login?url=https://dacc.kanopy.com - Enter your User ID and Password and Search for the Film.
This PBS documentary works to dispel the myth that slavery ended after the Civil War and explores the history of convict leasing and the peonage system in the United States at the turn of the 20th century.

The Black Panthers: The Vanguard of the Revolution - Available through the DACC Library
https://ezproxy.dacc.edu:4443/login?url=https://dacc.kanopy.com - Enter your User ID and Password and Search for the Film.
This documentary chronicles the rise of one of the most misunderstood political parties: The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense.

FREE FILMS OR NETFLIX FILMS

Reconstruction - Streaming for FREE on PBS
https://www.pbs.org/weta/reconstruction/
This four-part PBS documentary series chronicles the events of post-Civil War Reconstruction (1865-1877) and the many advances made by African Americans during what W.E.B. Du Bois describes as a “brief moment in the sun.”

Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992 - Streaming on Netflix
This documentary chronicles the decade leading up to the Rodney King beating.

LA92 - Streaming for FREE on YouTube
https://youtu.be/uaotkHlHJwo
LA92 begins with the aftermath of the Rodney King trial, where four white police officers were acquitted.

13th - Streaming on Netflix
This well-researched documentary provides a clear picture of the modern criminal justice system, focusing specifically on the intersection of race and mass incarceration.

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