“A powerful message… “ “An important video — should be seen by more people.” These are a couple of comments from educators who recently borrowed Race, the Power of an Illusion. This three-part documentary examines a question so basic it is rarely asked: “What is this thing called race?” It turns out that many of our common assumptions about race are wrong. Believing in biological races is like believing the sun revolves around the earth. Nevertheless, the consequences of racism are very real. Borrow it for a month: Race, the Power of an Illusion. I.D. 1905, by going to our lending library site.