Saturday, December 21, 2013

Whitewashed, Unmasking the World of Whiteness


This documentary chronicles White Americans reflecting on white racial identity and racism. Areas the video explores include; the question of how people of European descent were transformed into "White" people; what it means to be White; White privilege; the difference between personal prejudices and societal racism; and how White people can challenge contemporary form of societal racism.

Interviews for the film took place in 15 cities throughout the U.S. including San Francisco, Oakland, Albuquerque, Chicago, and Atlanta among others.