This video explores the use of the blood libel in modern politics.
Paula Giddings, professor of Afro-American Studies at Smith College, discusses the history and origins of lynching.
Staff from Facing History and Ourselves discuss the history and ramifications of the blood libel.
From gospel and soul to R&B and funk music, Cleotha, Pervis, Yvonne, Mabel and their father Roebuck "Pops" Staples had several hits rise to the top of the billboard charts.
Stax Music Academy performing "Green Onions" by Booker T and the MGs. (2014). Booker T and the MGs were an integrated band performing in Memphis and elsewhere at a time when most of the South was still segregated.
The Stax Music Academy performs "(If You're Ready) Come Go With Me" by The Staple Singers (2014).
The Stax Music Academy performs "Respect Yourself" by The Staple Singers (2014). The Staple Singers were an all family band whose origins were singing gospel music.
This documentary traces the life of Leilani Muir, the first person to file a lawsuit against the Alberta government for wrongful sterilization, and provides background on the history of eugenics in the early 1900s.