Conversation Guide for
Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity

by Shakti Butler, PhDCTC Conversation Guide

This conversation guide and glossary is designed to support organizations that are using this film to introduce the concept of systemic inequity to a diverse audience and deepened the conversation on race.


  • Suggested event schedule
  • How to prepare the participants to view the film
  • How and when to pause the film for dialogue
  • How to conclude the screening & dialogue event
  • Suggested next steps and resources

Cracking the Codes and other World Trust films have anchored diversity & inclusion events in hundreds of institutions throughout the U.S., as well as Canada and Australia. World Trust films are designed for dialogue and learning in education, healthcare, government, philanthropy, non-profit and faith-based organizations.