US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power explains how World War II and the Holocaust changed how we think about refugees today.
Passengers aboard the St. Louis, seeking refuge from Nazi-occupied Europe, wait to find out if they will be allowed entry into Cuba in June 1939.
Holocaust survivor Sol Messinger describes his experiences attempting to emigrate from Germany to Cuba in 1939 aboard the ship the M.S. St. Louis.
Contemporary cartoon from the Washington Post commemorating 70 years since the transatlantic liner "The St. Louis" was denied entry to Cuba and the United States. See full-sized image for analysis.
Scholars explain the history of secularity in France, where it is the State's role to protect individual freedom of conscience and respect of all faiths by keeping religion out of the public sphere.