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American Denial

Season 16 Episode 9 | 55m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

In the wake of recent events that have sparked a national dialogue, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases around race and class. Using Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard, the film shows how unrecognized, unconscious attitudes continue to dominate racial dynamics in American life.

Aired: 02/24/15

Expired: 08/23/17

Rating: TV-PG

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