Library Resources

Beyond Belief


This documentary details the lives of Patti Quigley and Susan Retik, two Boston women who were both pregnant when they lost their husbands in the 9/11 attacks.

Beyond Hate


Hate has many faces, but do we really understand its roots, and are there practical ways to cope with it? What is hate doing to us?

Bonhoeffer, Agent of Grace


What is a moral person to do in times of savage immorality? This question tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis.

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Pacifist, Nazi Resister


Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a young German theologian who offered one of the first clear voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler, openly challenging his church to stand with the Jews.

Bontoc Eulogy


A filmmaker’s complex relationship with his Filipino heritage is explored through the story of tribal natives brought to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair to be “living exhibits.”

Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin


Although Bayard Rustin helped shape the Civil Rights Movement as a longtime advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr., he was seen as a political liability due to being openly gay.

Brown Girl Dreaming

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Cover art for Brown Girl Dreaming book by Jacqueline Woodson. Silhouette of a  young girl reading a book with a sunny sky behind her.

Through using free-verse poetry, the author shares her childhood memories of growing up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.

Building Community: Rwandan and American Students Reflect


U.S. and Rwandan students learn leadership skills together through a Facing History program.



Five children and their families are followed over the course of a school year to offer insight into different facets of America’s bullying crisis.

Challenge of Memory


Accompanying Elie Wiesel’s Night, the six selections in this video parallel scenes described in the memoir. It encourages students to think about universal themes of human behavior.


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