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The importance of young people understanding their right to vote and the effects they can have on public policy cannot be understated.
15 years after Jane Elliott conducted the classroom experiment focused on discrimination in Eye of the Storm, she met with her class to discuss the experience and the effects it had on their lives.
On April 29, 1992, Baywatch actor Greg Alan-Williams walked into the midst of the South Los Angeles riot and rescued a nearly lifeless Japanese motorist amidst a shower of verbal abuse and debris.
At the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904, 2,000 indigenous peoples from around the world were brought to live in “authentic” villages as part of the main exhibition.
Knowing one’s heritage instills empowerment. However, not all Americans can answer the question “Where do I come from?” due to their history being lost or stolen.
This series considers contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of America. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another.
Since the riots of Stonewall in 1969, The LBQT community has worked hard, fought, and experienced tragic defeats and exciting victories.
In this memoir, MacDonald details his story of growing up in Southie, Boston's Irish Catholic enclave, and examines the ways the media and law enforcement agencies exploit marginalized working-class communities.
This episode of The American Experience considers the role of the United States in the Holocaust and the restrictive immigration policies of the time.
In the shadow of the war in Vietnam and assassinations and rebellions at home, Sargent Shriver launched a string of social interventions.
At the River I Stand skillfully reconstructs the two eventful months that transformed a strike by 1,300 Memphis sanitation workers into a national conflagration.
Help students investigate identity and belonging through a film about generations of Chinese immigrants in the United States and their paths to "becoming American."