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"How to Prevent Future Trumps" (4 minutes)

Robert Reich explains how we can stop the rise of more Trumps in the future.

"USDA Inspectors Complained About Chemicals Sprayed on Poultry -- They Were Ignored" (8.5 minutes)

In 2008, Jessica Robertson was a full-time consumer safety inspector for the U.S.D.A. In the years that followed, she had three elbow surgeries and sustained a serious nerve injury in her neck. Stranger symptoms came later. Nothing happened when she and other workers at the plant raised concerns.

"The Symbols of Systemic Racism -- and How to Take Away Their Power" (7 minutes)

Paul Rucker is unstitching the legacy of systemic racism in the United States. He collects artifacts connected to the history of slavery. "If we as a people collectively look at these objects and realize that they are part of our history, we can find a way to where they have no more power over us," Rucker says.

"Victims of Racial Profiling Speak Out" (4 minutes)

Several victims of racial profiling incidents that involved questionable or downright racist calls to the police talk frankly about the reality of living while black. Here’s what they had to say.

"2018 High School Scholarship Essay Contest" (91.5 minutes)

On May 6, Sacramento area high school students read and defended their essays in response to a quotation from Iranian women’s rights advocate, Mahnaz Afkhami: “The connection between women’s human rights, gender equality, socioeconomic development, and peace is increasingly apparent."

Details
Episode Number: 
693
Duration: 
1 hour 58 min
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Category: 
DCTV - Sponsored Programs
Disposition: 
DCTV Digital Library
Format: 
MPEG2 - MP4