How do we talk about race and racism in this country? Not as deeply as we should, according to filmmaker and educator Dr. Shakti Butler. On this edition of Making Contact, we hear excerpts from Dr. Butler’s film Cracking the Codes, and speak with her about using the medium of film to start conversations around the thorny issues of racial inequity.

Featured speakers/guests:

Dr. Shakti Butler, World Trust founder and Creative Director; Humaira Jackson, Hugh Vasquez, Y. Jelal Huyler, Aeeshah B. Clottey, Ise Lyfe, Cracking the Codes interview subjects

Credits:

Host/Producer: Jen Chien
Producers: George Lavender, Andrew Stelzer
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Production Interns: Salima Hamirani, Lisa Bartfai
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Development Manager: Juanita Carroll Young
Organizational Volunteers: Dorian Roberts, Dan Turner, Larry Piltz and Barbara Barnett

ON Making Contact | February 6, 2014 | 12:30 pm

Cracking the Codes: Dr. Shakti Butler on the System of Racial Inequity (Encore)

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How do we talk about race and racism in this country? Not as deeply as we should, according to filmmaker and educator Dr. Shakti Butler. On this edition of Making Contact, we hear excerpts from Dr. Butler’s film Cracking the Codes, and speak with her about using the medium of film to start conversations around the thorny issues of racial inequity.

Featured speakers/guests:

Dr. Shakti Butler, World Trust founder and Creative Director; Humaira Jackson, Hugh Vasquez, Y. Jelal Huyler, Aeeshah B. Clottey, Ise Lyfe, Cracking the Codes interview subjects

Credits:

Host/Producer: Jen Chien
Producers: George Lavender, Andrew Stelzer
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Production Interns: Salima Hamirani, Lisa Bartfai
Web Editor: Irene Florez
Development Manager: Juanita Carroll Young
Organizational Volunteers: Dorian Roberts, Dan Turner, Larry Piltz and Barbara Barnett

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