Experiments of Power

Documentary

A Class Divided

The day after Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed, a teacher in a small town in Iowa tried a daring classroom experiment. She decided to treat children with blue eyes as superior to children with brown eyes. FRONTLINE explores what those children learned about discrimination and how it still affects them today.

Website

Stanford Prison Experiment

“Our planned two-week investigation into the psychology of prison life had to be ended after only six days because of what the situation was doing to the college students who participated. In only a few days, our guards became sadistic and our prisoners became depressed and showed signs of extreme stress.” –Professor Philip G. Zimbardo

Interview with Dr. Zimbardo by Tim Ferriss

Racism & White Privilege

Short

If Microaggressions Happened to White People | Decoded | MTV News

Playful (and painful) way of demonstrating how some comments meant as compliments can be othering.

Short

Is Racism Over Yet?

by Laci Green

Great overview of the history of racism in the U.S.

Music

White Privilege II

by MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS FEAT. JAMILA WOODS

Film

13th

by Ava DuVernay