systemic racism, intersectionality

James Hough @

Overview:  Write a written response to an hour of short videos on systemic racism; and our own agency to envision changing these systems.

Reading questionswritten responses required no more than two paragraphs

  • What are your responses to these videos?
  • What do they say about systemic racism?  How are the patterns interrelated?
  • In what ways, if any, do they compare to the focus of Red Table Talk?
  • In what way, if any, do the entertainment industries inform and empower you to change these systems? Are they committed to changing these systems?
  1. View Michelle Alexander videos (2) on the New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow – Mass Incarceration 1. [6.48]  Uploaded on Mar 12, 2010

The New Jim Crow – Mass Incarceration 2. [5.16]


2. Kimberle Crenshaw. The Urgency of Intersectionality. TED Talk, Dec 7, 2016. [18.49.]


  1. Segregated by Design.  April 5, 2019 [17.40]