: THE ANIMATED FILM FEATURED IN SCHOOLS 2 YEARS AGO DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH THAT GOT MANY UPSET
WHY??? The AAPF uses the track race as a metaphor in their publications of Affirmative Action, illustrating that people of colour "would" have an equal chance of success if there weren't roadblocks in their paths of life, e.g. Income Inequality
Could the video be viewed as highlighting a running contest seen as history, with each runner representing a statistical average?
Standardized Tests involve "Stereotype Threat" leading to negative effects on a student's test scores. A Professor at Stanford University, Claude Steele has researched these psychological studies extensively.
Jonathan Schozol has works on Poor Schooling and Housing Segregation, where he has conducted extensive field work amongst the poorest communities in the US, investigating relationships between neighbourhoods, income, education and race. See his works "Savage Inequalities"
Drug Testing involves discrimination taking place when choosing who receives the random drug tests. Often it's disproportionately skewed to minorities. Research ACLU DRUG TESTING for resources and court cases on the subject.
Shortened Lifespan highlights is a complex issue dealing with access and quality of healthcare, which is dependent on location, economic status, and job status; e.g. someone's work hours may cause difficulties in them reaching a medical clinic before it closes, amongst many other factors which can arguably be affected by racial discrimination. Research Structural Inequality in-depth. - A good start in this link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structural_inequality
Animated Film and related research references by Erica Pinto
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