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A Place to Save Your Life: The Shanghai Jews

DVD

Seeking refuge from Nazi terror, 17,000 Jews traveled to Shanghai, one of the few places that did not require a visa. The exiles found life strange and difficult there.

A Voice Among the Silent

DVD

"A Voice Among the Silent: The Legacy of James G. McDonald" is the first documentary to shine light on James McDonald's remarkable efforts to warn the world of Adolf Hitler's plan for the Jews. The incredible story of McDonald's foresight was almost lost to history until his meticulously kept diaries were discovered in 2003.

A World on Display

DVD

At the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904, 2,000 indigenous peoples from around the world were brought to live in “authentic” villages as part of the main exhibition.

African American Lives

DVD

Knowing one’s heritage instills empowerment. However, not all Americans can answer the question “Where do I come from?” due to their history being lost or stolen.

African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

DVD

The African American people forged their own history, culture, and society against unimaginable odds. Commencing with the origins of slavery in Africa, this series moves through five centuries of remarkable historic events up to the present--when America is led by a black president, yet remains a nation deeply divided by race.

Africans in America

DVD

This series considers contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of America. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another.

After Stonewall

DVD

Since the riots of Stonewall in 1969, The LBQT community has worked hard, fought, and experienced tragic defeats and exciting victories.

All Souls: A Family Story from Southie

Class set

In this memoir, MacDonald details his story of growing up in Southie, Boston's Irish Catholic enclave, and examines the ways the media and law enforcement agencies exploit marginalized working-class communities.

Amandla!

DVD

Black South African freedom music played a central role against apartheid. This film specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years.

Ambulance

DVD

The essence of the Holocaust is depicted in one single incident: the gassing of unsuspecting innocent school children, using an ambulance to lead them to their death.

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