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.
What happens when experienced teachers talk to their students about lesbians and gay men? Here, students are asked to consider issues related to homosexuality at six elementary and middle schools.
Nine months prior to WWII, Britain conducted a rescue mission, known as the Kindertransport, and opened its doors to 10,000 children at risk from the Nazi regime.
A Native American activist spreads awareness of the dangers of racial stereotyping, particularly in regards to sports, in this documentary.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875. This is a story of cultural genocide--a humanist experiment gone bad.
This is the story of three indigenous communities and the sacred lands they struggle to protect. These dilemmas raise profound questions about America’s future as a multicultural society.
A struggling young actress with a six-year-old daughter sets up housekeeping with a black widow and her light-skinned eight-year-old daughter who rejects her mother by trying to pass for white.
How have American movies shaped our perception of the Holocaust? Hollywood’s responses to the horrors of Nazi Germany are examined in this film.
Using photographs, drawings, home movies, music, and interviews with survivors, this production re-creates Jewish life in Poland from the late 19th century through the 1930s.