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In 1970, Jane Elliott, a third grade teacher in a small Iowa town, divided her class into two groups for a lesson in discrimination--one group being superior to the other.
After surviving Cambodia's Killing Fields as a boy musician who entertained his captors, Arn Chorn-Pond strives to heal the deep scars of his past by reviving Cambodia's traditional music.
African American soldiers in WWII combated racism both in the segregated military and on the home front, and were among the first liberators to enter concentration camps.
Intimate stories of courage in the harrowing years between the end of WWII and the formation of the state of Israel are told in this documentary.
Peter and Santino, two young Dinka refugees, fled war-ravaged southern Sudan and came to the U.S. along with nearly 4,000 other “Lost Boys.”
In 1958, Richard and Mildred Loving were arrested for violating Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws, eventually leading to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on interracial marriage.
Over 8,000 children and teenagers were forcibly sterilized at The Lynchburg Colony for the Epileptic and Feebleminded in Virginia between 1927 and 1972, the state claiming they had hereditary defects.
Emmett Till, a black boy from Chicago, didn’t realize he had broken Jim Crow laws in Mississippi by whistling at a white woman until it was too late.
Students at urban and suburban high schools want equally to go to college, but do they get the same preparation?
Each of these short video modules focuses on an important dilemma raised by the International Criminal Court in The Hague related to issues of sovereignty, impunity, and peace.
From the end of the Civil War to the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement, Southern blacks led lives of subordination maintained by white supremacist laws known as “Jim Crow.”
This films simultaneously tells the story of the legal campaign against segregation that launched the Civil Rights Movement and pays tribute to a visionary black lawyer, Charles Hamilton Houston.