The Color Initiative

Series produced by Phillip Martin

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On-going series of stories

The Color Initiative?, a landmark journalism project that examines complex global issues of politics, culture, history and society through the framework of human perceptions and experiences related to skin color.


4 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Learning about race relations in the U.S. from the Oscar-Award winning CRASH.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 07:05
  • Purchases: 1
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How some immigrants once considered non-white became white

  • Added: Feb 13, 2008
  • Length: 06:02
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The role of color in shaping American attitudes toward Iraqis

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 08, 2008
  • Length: 03:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Puerto Rico's Rainbow
If confirmed, Sonia Sotomayor will become the first Hispanic and the first Puerto Rican to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. This is a subject of pri...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jul 15, 2009
  • Length: 07:54
  • Purchases: 1