Brown Eyes vs. Blue Eyes

brown eyes vs blue eyes

Brown Eyes vs. Blue Eyes (1968) is a famous experiment done by Jane Elliot, where she gives her third grade students “a first-hand experience in the meaning of discrimination” (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/divided/).  She does this by dividing her class superior and inferior categories by eye color.  This once peaceful class turns into a hostile microcosm of society, paralleling racism in the United States.

This special is available to watch online free.  See this link to watch Elliot’s life altering experiment: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/divided/etc/view.html

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