The recent surge of misinformation on social media for political gain is a call to action for educators to take a closer look at fake news as propaganda. But when does fake news cross that line?
Sonari Glinton, a black journalist, recalls how Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor, advised him to never forget the struggles of his past.
Harvard Law Professor Martha Minow asks the question, “What can forgiveness achieve?” in her new book, “When Should Law Forgive?” This recording is part of the Board of Scholar webinar series for Facing History and Ourselves’ leadership.
Three teachers share how they worked science lessons into their unit on Race and Membership.
On May 7th, 2007, the prosecution issued arrest warrants against Ahmad Harun, the Minister of State for Humanitarian Affairs of Sudan, and Ali Kushayb, an alleged leader of the Janjaweed militia.Six months later the government of Sudan still adamantly refused to hand over the indicted men to face trial in the Hague. While the ICC has no authority to make arrests, ICC member nations do have the power to arrest individuals indicted by the ICC. Harun and Kushayb have remained in Sudan where they are safe from arrest. When Moreno-Ocampo presented his semi-annual report to the UN Security Council in December 2007, he argued passionately that these men need to be arrested to protect the victims of violence in Darfur and to send a signal to the Sudanese government that their crimes would not be tolerated by the international community.
Through the voices of ten young people living in Berlin, Germany; and New York, USA, Where Are You From From? highlights the insight of children of immigrants in two societies struggling with migration and national identity.
Seventy years ago this fall, the word "genocide" made its debut into the English language, on page 79 of the 674-page Axis Rule in Occupied Europe [which you can find here in Reading 3], in a chapter called "Genocide—A New Term and New Conception for Destruction of Nations."
Tammie Schnitzer said of the hate literature that blanketed her community:
"Where do I stop it? Do I stop it when there’s a swatiska on the synagogue? Do I stop it when the synagogue gets bombed? I want to stop it now!"