Below is a list of significant videos from 2017 and links to other years. If you know of more videos that should be on this list please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kyla Jenée Lacey – “White Privilege” @WANPOETRY
John Oliver Accurately Explaining Trump’s “dog whistle politics” media strategies, of “delegitimizing the medial, what-aboutism, and trolling”
Boston counter protest to a white supremacy rally
After a white supremacist during a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville ran a car into anti-white supremacist protestors, killing one person and injuring 20, activist decide to tear down a Confederate statue in Durham, NC as an act of civil disobedience against the government sanctioned rewriting of American history
Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s 2017 address on the importance of the removal of four New Orleans confederate statues, against active and violent resistance , created in the “Lost Cause of the Confederacy” White Washing Era
Sabaah Folayan’s documentary “Whose Streets?” about the black resistance against the systemic racial suppression of the Ferguson Police & US police system
Activist Valarie Kaur Speech at the National Moral Revival Poor People’s Campaign Social Justice Watch Night Service
The Daily Show pointing out the racial hypocrisy, the same racial hypocrisy that has followed Obama for his entire presidency, for judging Obama for giving a paid Wall Street speech after his presidency, when every white president has done the same, including some of them during and before their presidency.
Neil deGrasse Tyson Warns the Rising GOP Science Denial Could ‘Dismantle’ Democracy
Rev. William Barber, founder of Moral Mondays, Speech at 2017 United Steelworkers Convention
Daniel Weingarten confronting the white backlash against “Dear White People“, the Netflix Show based on the 2014 movie, and the need to recognize the US is not a post racial society and we need to continue to seek out other perspectives.
Will Evans “Water is Life” Video Inspired by the Standing Rock Pipeline Protest
Urgent Message from Standing Rock as Police Surround Their Camp
Leah Penniman (Soulfire Farm) speaks at the Holyoke Food Justice Conference
Don Lemon Shuts Down Trump’s Fake News Propaganda
Rev. William Barber, founder of Moral Mondays, speech about hope in the face of a Racist Trump presidency
“Stranger Things” SAG awards acceptance speech during nationwide protests against Trump’s Muslim Immigration and Refugee Ban
Poet Nina Mariah reading her poem, “Nasty Women” which became a highlight speech of the 2017 DC Women’s March
Short clip of the life of the 16 year old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi and her activist family living under Israel occupation. Ahed was sentenced to 8 months for slapping a Israel soldier after they shot her 15 year old cousin in the head. Read about the Palestinian struggles and resistance here.
MILCK singing “I cant Keep Quiet” at the 2017 Women’s March on Washington
Maya Angelou, “And Still I Rise” remastered for the 2017 Skoll World Forum
Inside the organization of Black Lives Matter‘s inauguration day protests
One of the many remixes of Richard Spencer, president of the National Policy Institute, a white nationalist think-tank who has been organizing Neo-Nazi rallies in support of Trump’s Election, gets punched by a Black Bloc protestor
Deconstructing White Privilege with Dr. Robin DiAngelo
Ohio Democrat Senator Nina Turner speech at MLK Jr. Memorial
Additional Amazing Videos from Other Years
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