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Brazil in Black and White: Video Segment 2

Iolanda dos Santos and her family moved to Brasilia from a poor region of northeast Brazil. She is currently undecided whether or not she should apply to the university under the racial quota system.

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Discussion Guide Introduction

Brazil has long presented itself as a "racial democracy" but deep disparities in income, education and employment have finally prompted a campaign for equal treatment for Afro-Brazilians. Brazil in Black and White captures a unique moment as a nation looks in the mirror.

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Video Segment 1

Seventeen-year-old Josie de Souza is one of almost 23,000 students taking this year's entrance exam for the University of Brasilia. She hopes to be one of those admitted under its new racial quota system.

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Discrimination and Affirmative Action in Brazil

by Edward Telles. In 2001, on the heels of the United Nations Conference on Racism in Durban, South Africa, several Brazilian institutions established race-based affirmative action for the first time ever in that country.

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Vocabulary and Resources

glossary, suggested reading and Web sites

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Issues to Consider

How does a society guarantee equal opportunity for its people? Does affirmative action work?

Jun 1st, 2009

Brazil in Black and White: Themes and Video Segments

This is a list of important themes and video segments that can be used in classroom discussions of Brazil in Black and White.

Jun 1st, 2009

Taking “The Tall Test”: Chinese Prep School: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will use video segments from China Prep to examine the culture of a Chinese prep school as its graduating class studies for the national college entrance exam. Contained within are lesson activities as well as video segments which can be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 31st, 2009

Taking “The Tall Test”: Chinese Prep School: Video Segments




May 31st, 2009

Taking “The Tall Test”: Chinese Prep School: Lesson Activities




May 31st, 2009

Innovative Approaches to Healthcare in Mozambique and Beyond: Lesson Overview

Using segments from Birth of a Surgeon, students learn about limited health resources in Mozambique and innovative approaches taken in Mozambique and other countries to combat public health problems. You will find lesson activities and video segments that may be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 29th, 2009

Innovative Approaches to Healthcare in Mozambique and Beyond: Lesson Activities




May 29th, 2009

Innovative Approaches to Healthcare in Mozambique and Beyond: Video Segments




May 29th, 2009

World Links: Iranian Candidate Ready for Nuclear Talks, Sri Lankan Military Shelling Linked to 20,000 Civilian Deaths

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

May 29th, 2009

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