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Holocaust survivor Sol Messinger describes his experiences attempting to emigrate from Germany to Cuba in 1939 aboard the ship the M.S. St. Louis.
Former Jewish partisan Aron Bell describes the Bielski group's commitment to saving the lives of Jews.
Trailer for the film Two Who Dared
Kwame Anthony Appiah explains why the human mind is attracted to conspiracy theories.
David Cunningham, chair of the Department of Sociology at Brandeis University, explores systems of racial separation and institutionalized segregation known as Jim Crow.
Unita Blackwell describes her experiences with racism and the questions they raised.
Students in Memphis experience moments of reflection in a Facing History elective course.
A middle school teacher guides students in a group discussion around the question “What is identity?” as a pre-reading activity in a To Kill a Mockingbird unit.
A middle school class examines historical efforts to seek justice and healing after racial violence as they reflect on the aftermath of the trial in To Kill a Mockingbird.
A middle school teacher helps her class explore the moral universe of Maycomb in To Kill a Mockingbird using the concept of universe of obligation.
A lawyer who fights racism, Vanita Gupta helped win the release of 35 African Americans falsely accused of drug-related crimes in Tulia, Texas.
Journalists discuss the difficulties they faced in verifying the facts after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.