Maya Lin, the Chinese American sculptor who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is able to address major issues of our time through the power of art.
A filmmaker explores the paradoxes and complexities of secular Jewish identity, using her own experience and that of her parents and others.
How does race affect the way Americans view ourselves and others — in the past, present, and future? This series looks for answers in diverse communities.
This documentary tells four stories of Apartheid in South Africa, as seen through the eyes of the Truth and Reconciliation commission.
Writer Jesus Colon reflects on a dilemma he experienced on a late-night New York train.
The desegregation movement that transformed the South during the 1960s began at Central High School in Little Rock. To mark the 50th anniversary, this film examines challenges facing American education today.
Bullying is a huge issue among youth across the country, and is often the root cause of school violence. This film gives young people the chance to tell their stories.
These rare films present us with important images of daily life in Jewish communities as it was before the Nazi invasion in pre-WWII Poland.
Jehovah’s Witnesses were able to stand firm against Nazi assault, refusing to support Hitler’s regime. Their actions in the face of tyranny raise important moral and ethical issues.
This miniseries by Ken Burns explores the history of American jazz.