Introduction: Color is a Family Matter (03:07)
Kitty Oliver orients viewers to the topic of cultural transition within a family.
Ethnically Diverse Families (02:12)
Colin and Conor Johnson explain what it is like growing up as mixed-race, adopted children of a white mother. Kimberley Johnson recounts the adoption process.
Complexities of Human Relations (03:08)
Howard Housen addresses concerns about black children being adopted by white families. Gay Lynn and David Grigas's motivation to foster multi-racial children stems from their own childhood experiences.
Techniques of Dominance (03:36)
Housen describes social effects when cultures collide. He defines pluralism and suggests necessary steps beyond tolerance to achieve social harmony.
Universal Truths (05:32)
Shoni Labowitz uses art to make connections with people from different nationalities, cultures, and race. Her sculptures represent embracing and loving that which is different.
Bridging Racial Lines (06:34)
Paula Adams and Yvonne Odom reflect on racial issues in the early days of desegregation. Oliver feels that open communication about race allows for social progress.
Honoring Cultural Differences (02:12)
Adams and Odom discuss being labeled mavericks of social reform. As a college student, Oliver discovered just how different white culture was to her own.
Closing Statement: Kitty Oliver (00:33)
Oliver describes the topic of the next episode in this concluding segment.
Credits: Color is a Family Matter: Crossing Cultures Changing Lives (01:02)
Credits: Color is a Family Matter: Crossing Cultures Changing Lives
For additional digital leasing and purchase options contact a media consultant at 800-257-5126 (press option 3) or email@example.com.