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This resource challenges students to consider how individuals, groups, and nations can take up Raphael Lemkin’s challenge to eliminate genocide.
In 1939, Waitstill and Martha Sharp left behind the safety of their Massachusetts home and flew to war-torn Europe to help feed, shelter, and rescue thousands of refugees.
In 1968, Chicano high school students in East Los Angeles walked out of their schools to protest racial discrimination and poor conditions.
James Nachtwey, an award-winning war photographer, has not missed documenting a single war for over twenty years, probably seeing more suffering and dying than anyone else alive.
Melba Pattillo’s autobiographical account of the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, explores not only the power of racism, but also ideas of justice, identity, and choice.
In this essay collection, scholars from across the disciplines connect the history of religious freedom in America to timely debates around religion in today's democracies.
During WWII, Pierre Sauvage and his family were hidden in the French village of Le Chambon. The Chambonnaise people saved approximately 5,000 Jewish adults and children during the war.
What goes on behind the doors of the asylum office at the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service? If a well-founded fear of persecution is discovered, asylum can be offered.
Hurricane Katrina tore through the Gulf Coast region of the U.S. in 2005, putting in stark relief the race and class divide present in America.
August was born with a facial deformity and has been homeschooled―until now. Entering fifth grade, he must navigate being the “new kid” in a mainstream school.
This documentary chronicles Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese American woman who has a history of activism on a wide range of issues, and her contribution to social change.