Minimum age recommendation
Video resources on this page have been reviewed, and a minimum age has been recommended. This was determined by considering the images, themes, language, content, and context. Adults should always watch any video before sharing it with those impacted by or involved in racism and hate.
Don't Deny It - Defy It | The Crystal Gems Say Be Anti-Racist | Cartoon Network (8+)
The Crystal Gems say, BE ANTI-RACIST! You have to acknowledge racism to act against it. Don't be silent, use your voice and privilege to help.
Logan Green's Spoken Word Poem on Adultification Bias - Teaser (14+)
Watch the teaser for Logan Green's performance of a spoken-word poem about adultification bias, which won her first place in the 2021 National Speech and Debate Association Tournament.
The N-Word: A Special Report (12+)
The n-word is one of the most harmful and nuanced words in the English language. It's also one of the hardest to talk about. The Grant Magazine staff decided to devote our whole issue to the word in hopes of sparking discussions around the world. This documentary is meant to help start discussions around the n-word and around race.
What the N-Word Feels Like (12+)
“Why can’t I walk from the corner where the cab dropped me off to my apartment without someone yelling the n-word at me outside of a car?”
Living In Colour: Why ignoring Canada’s anti-Black racism affects Black Canadians today (14+)
York University associate professor of Black Studies of the Americas, Andrea A. Davis, joins host Farah Nasser to discuss how harmful it is for politicians to ignore Canada’s history of anti-Black racism, why Black bodies are policed the way that they are, as well as how some people use anti-Blackness for their own benefit.
Anti-Black racism is making us sick | Lydia-Joi Marshall | TEDxToronto (14+)
Being Black affects your experience of the healthcare system—your treatment options, how doctors interpret your symptoms, and even your likelihood of recovering from illness. Lydia-Joi Marshall, a Toronto-based researcher and President of the Black Health Alliance, talks about the research behind disparate health outcomes for Black Canadians, focusing on the day-to-day toll of racist interactions and the energy required to normalize that experience for a white audience. Lydia-Joi is passionate about bringing awareness to issues of health inequity and promoting personalized patient care. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
Living In Colour: The history of anti-Black racism in Canada (12+)
Canada is not exempt from anti-Black racism and history shows it: From the Computer Riot of 1969 to the Yonge Street Protest of 1992 and even the Black Lives Matter protest during the Pride Parade in 2016. However, prominent political leaders such as Ontario Premier Doug Ford, have tried to downplay the history of systemic racism in Canada. Host Farah Nasser speaks with York University associate professor of Black Studies of the Americas, Andrea A. Davis, on why it’s important to understand the history of anti-Black racism in Canada and how diminishing discrimination faced by Black communities is harmful.
Growing calls to address anti-Black racism at the University of Windsor (12+)
A group of academics at University of Windsor declared Monday a day of ‘mourning’ because of what they say is a problem with racism at the institution. The university is investigating threats against Black students, but it's created a climate for some of bias, discrimination and fear.
Brewster Academy's Teaching Tuesdays (12+)
Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which every community member is able to live authentically and feel a sense of safety and belonging.
Mental Health Supports
Learn, Think, Act: What Does Racism Have to do With Me? Poster (School Mental Health Ontario)
Self-Love Practices for Black Youth Social Media Shareables (School Mental Health Ontario)
How to Foster and Maintain Supportive Spaces for Back Youth (School Mental Health Ontario)
Understanding Anti-Black Racism to Support Mental Health and Well-Being of Black and Racialized Students (School Mental Health Ontario)
Supporting Mentally Healthy Conversations About Anti-Black Racism With Students (School Mental Health Ontario)