Media tagged Online Media

Pinksourcing (Kristen Bell)

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“Pinksourcing with Kristen Bell,” is a satirical video produced by The Huffington Post that prods companies to consider "pinksourcing" (hiring women as a cheap domestic source of labor) over outsourcing labor to other countries. It suggests that pinksourcing is advantageous because women in the United States make a fraction of men’s salaries, are afforded fewer healthcare benefits, and don’t require promotions to higher positions.

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Proud To Be-Change the Mascot

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“Proud to Be” is a video that challenges stereotypic and derogatory representations of Native peoples by presenting diverse and empowering portrayals of Native tribes and communities. The video is part of Change the Mascot, a national campaign to end the use of the racial slur “Redskins” as the team name and mascot for the professional football team in Washington, D.C.

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Racial discrimination, white privilege, and standing up to systemic inequality: Joy DeGruy, “A trip to the grocery store”

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In this video clip from World Trust’s film, Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity, educator, author, and researcher Joy Angela DeGruy tells the story of how she and her daughter were discriminated against at a grocery store and how her sister-in-law used her White privilege to intervene, take a stand against the discriminatory and unjust interaction, and point out that moment as an example of unexamined privileges and internal biases manifesting in an institutionalized, systemic inequity. She also describes how this interaction affected not just the people directly involved, but also the people who witnessed the event. 

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Sanjay’s Super Team Pixar short preview

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This preview is of the short film “Sanjay’s Super Team” that premieres before Disney/Pixar’s 2015 movie, The Good Dinosaur. Inspired and directed by Pixar Animation Studios artist Sanjay Patel’s experiences growing up as the child of Indian immigrants in California, this short film features the story of a boy and father learning to appreciate and balance Indian and American cultures. The preview opens with a young Sanjay watching cartoons and being beckoned by his father to join him in Hindu meditation and prayer.  

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Shit White Girls Say...to Black Girls

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This clip was uploaded by a Youtube user in early 2012, and is one of many take-offs of the popular “Shit Girls Say” video that went viral in late 2011. It depicts an African-American female dressed as “white”, with a blonde wig, making a series of statements that can be seen as ignorant, racist, and ill-informed. The video is meant to use parody to illuminate the types of everyday insults endured by women of color in a landscape in which racial privilege associated with whiteness is the norm.

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