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Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, three American communities forcibly expelled African-American residents, replacing Reconstruction with Jim Crow laws.
Help students investigate identity and belonging through a film about generations of Chinese immigrants in the United States and their paths to "becoming American."
What does it mean to become American? In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, Bill Moyers explores this question through the experience of the Chinese in America.
In 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city’s gay community.
A filmmaker’s complex relationship with his Filipino heritage is explored through the story of tribal natives brought to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair to be “living exhibits.”
Although Bayard Rustin helped shape the Civil Rights Movement as a longtime advisor to Martin Luther King, Jr., he was seen as a political liability due to being openly gay.
Through using free-verse poetry, the author shares her childhood memories of growing up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.
The Mexican-American civil rights movement (1965-1975) is recorded in this four-part series. Pivotal events concerning land, labor, education, and political empowerment are examined.
This resource investigates the choices made by the Little Rock Nine and others in the Little Rock community during the civil rights movement during efforts to desegregate Central High School in 1957.
This resource features stories of civic participation and social change that inspire conversation among students about the importance of participation in a community, nation, and world.
Translated into Spanish, this resource features stories of civic participation and social change that inspire conversation about the importance of participation in our community, nation, and world.
This award-winning documentary provides a first-person perspective on the non-violent protests that challenged segregation laws in the South and led to the passage of the Voting RIghts Act in 1965.