By Stacey DeWitt
Students of color are a majority of our nation’s youth. Black and brown students are the largest population among them. Historically plagued by negative stereotypes, these students are now in the cross hairs of a debate that threatens to silence conversations about race among students and teachers. Defining US, the first documentary in a series with a companion digital platform, tells the rarely heard stories of students and educators who explain why discussions about race are so important for marginalized youth.
Alison Yoshimoto Towery, Lester Young, Paul Forbes, Yolanda Sealey Ruiz, Darion Allen, David Kirkland, Sikirat Mustapha, Moyagbi Drame