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Paul Rusesabagina, a five-star hotel manager, used his wits and words to save more than 1,200 lives during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
A documentary examination of the voluntary 1955 desegregation of the public school system in the town of Hoxie, Arkansas, USA.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis. When three of her friends were hanged, Wells was radicalized.
A Native American activist spreads awareness of the dangers of racial stereotyping, particularly in regards to sports, in this documentary.
This is the story of three indigenous communities and the sacred lands they struggle to protect. These dilemmas raise profound questions about America’s future as a multicultural society.
The desegregation movement that transformed the South during the 1960s began at Central High School in Little Rock. To mark the 50th anniversary, this film examines challenges facing American education today.
This documentary tells four stories of Apartheid in South Africa, as seen through the eyes of the Truth and Reconciliation commission.
How does race affect the way Americans view ourselves and others — in the past, present, and future? This series looks for answers in diverse communities.
In 1943, Gonzalo Méndez sued the Westminster School District of Orange County, California, in order to end segregation in the public schools.
Nine months prior to WWII, nearly 10,000 children were sent to Great Britain from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. Most of the children never saw their parents again.
Get the print or PDF version of our unit designed to a lunch a course on US history, literature, or civics through an investigation of identity.
Nicholas Winton, a young English stock exchange clerk, saved the lives of 669 Jewish children by organizing trains to take them from Prague to new Jewish homes in Britain.