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Expelled from their homeland by the Nazis, many German-Jewish scholars came to the US and found new lives and careers at all-Black colleges and universities in the then-segregated South.
After WWII, a migration of African Americans from the rural South to the North took place. Four million black people created a dynamic urban culture outside the South, changing America forever.
Leon Bass, a retired educator who as a young African American soldier entered Buchenwald shortly after its liberation, reflects on his life experiences fighting racism in this memoir.
This documentary traces the creation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and discusses how the work has since become an American classic.
A documentary examination of the voluntary 1955 desegregation of the public school system in the town of Hoxie, Arkansas, USA.
How have American movies shaped our perception of the Holocaust? Hollywood’s responses to the horrors of Nazi Germany are examined in this film.
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.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875. This is a story of cultural genocide--a humanist experiment gone bad.
Latino Americans are America’s largest minority group today. This documentary provides a close look at their diverse history, culture, and life.
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.
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.