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  • This Week In Joe’s Basement, episode 09: Sledgehammer Diplomacy

    This Week In Joe’s Basement, episode 09: Sledgehammer Diplomacy

    The crew goes to several racially mixed Chicago neighborhoods to ask black people “What do you think of white people?” and vice versa. No one gave a dull response…AIR DATES: April 2, 9, 1990 Continue reading

  • Hate Mail

    Hate Mail

    A discussion of race and racism on call-in KLIF talk radio in Dallas, TX. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Racism, Kayapo, Islam]

    [The 90’s raw: Racism, Kayapo, Islam]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interviews with author Roger Lane about black poverty, Dagma Karstenson about waitressing, Richard Cottam about Islam and Saddam Hussein, as well as a press conference about the Amazonian Kayapo people. Continue reading

  • [The 90s raw: race and racism]

    [The 90s raw: race and racism]

    This tape contains raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Eddie Becker interviews author Clarence Lusane (1953-) about his new book Pipe Dream Blues: Racism and the War on Drugs. Becker also interviews Sherod Williams, a clinical psychologist, about his views on racial attitudes in America. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Sherod Williams]

    [The 90’s raw: Sherod Williams]

    This tape features raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Eddie Becker interviews Sherod Williams, a clinical psychologist, about his experience with racism and the steps that need to be taken in order to combat it. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: James Early on Afro-centrism]

    [The 90’s raw: James Early on Afro-centrism]

    This tape features raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Eddie Becker interviews James Early, Director of Cultural Studies and Communications at the Smithsonian Institution. Early talks about the subject of Afro-centrism in America and the Smithsonian’s work in promoting different cultural perspectives in hopes to promote their integration into modern American society. Continue reading

  • Only the Ball Was White

    Only the Ball Was White

    A documentary about the Negro Baseball Leagues of the early to mid twentieth century. A slew of Hall of Fame African-American players are interviewed, showcasing the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of black baseball. Narrated by Paul Winfield. Continue reading

  • L.A. Riots

    L.A. Riots

    Andrew Jones goes to Los Angeles in the aftermath of the riots of 1992. He speaks with many people about the racial issues that sparked this uprising–the feeling that blacks and Latinos had been systematically discriminated against in their own neighborhoods for years. The main complaint is that stores in their neighborhoods were owned by whites and Koreans and they were overcharged for all services and products. Much of the tension appears to be between the blacks/Latinos and the Korean shop owners. Another interesting feature of the tape is the discussion of the differing motives between rioters and looters and between the actions in different parts of the city. For example, in some areas, only specific businesses, those that were seen as longtime oppressors, were targeted. A man shows footage from his camcorder of the looting, and notes that all of the looters were white, and all were smiling. Clearly, the situation in Los Angeles was far from simple. This tape is a fascinating glimpse into the psychology of the time period. Continue reading