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For more than thirty years, Eleanor Roosevelt was America’s most powerful and influential woman. Through interviews and rare home movie footage, this film reveals her hidden dimensions.
Immigrants of every background recall their extraordinary adventures, from the treacherous passage across the sea to the start of a new life in a new land.
A Honduran boy goes on an unforgettable quest looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States.
In this memoir, Francis Bok recounts his story of being kidnapped into slavery at the age of ten in Sudan.
This guide provides a framework for using the landmark documentary film Eyes on the Prize as a tool for teaching the civil rights movement.
A comprehensive television documentary about the American Civil Rights Movement, utilizing rare historical film and present-day interviews.
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.
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.
Explore identity and race through an award-winning documentary about one man's efforts to uncover the history of three families that share his last name.
Uprooted from their home, Seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family were sent to live at Manzanar internment camp with ten thousand other Japanese Americans in 1942.
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.
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.