Whitewashed is a film about racism and whiteness in the US, which could have not come at a more tragic moment in the history of racial relations. It uses amateur footage to show how racial supremacy is constructed, perpetuated, and fought.
In a hypothetical “race studies” video playlist it would go with The Black Power Mixtape.
Also of interest, an on the same subject, Angela Davis’ more recent intervention on institutional racism.
Finally, read this article about the exoneration of George Stinney, at 70 years of his execution. Stinney was given the death penalty after being forced to confess the murder of two white girls in Alcolu, South Carolina in 1944.