The Ellis Island hospital was at once welcoming and foreboding: immigrants nursed to health were allowed entry to America, but those deemed feeble of body or mind were deported.
Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in Auschwitz, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing.
In 1960, four men initiated lunch counter sit-ins in Greensboro, NC, which served as a blueprint for the wave of nonviolent civil rights protests that would later sweep the nation.
In Farmingville, New York, tensions rise in the community after an influx of Mexican immigrants move there for work, which ultimately results in vicious hate crimes.
Filmmaker Macky Alston searches for a connection between his own family and two African American families with the same last name. The families trace their ancestors to the same plantation.
This documentary examines the efforts of South Africans to deal with their past, specifically the years of apartheid, focusing on individuals who testified before the nation’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
The Understanding Evil conference held in Texas examined the nature of evil, speakers discussing racism, cruelty, and the bureaucracy that fostered evil during the Holocaust.
Visual images in both print and television have been used to create a certain notion of our enemies both in the U.S. and abroad.
A comprehensive television documentary about the American Civil Rights Movement, utilizing rare historical film and present-day interviews.
A woman in a hospital, her head wrapped in bandages, awaits the outcome of a surgical procedure performed by the State in a last-ditch attempt to make her look "normal.”