Divyesh describes how upstanding Hindu monks bridged religious differences and reached out to a community in need following a devastating hurricane in Hawai'i.
Third-grade teacher, Jane Elliott, meets with her former class to discuss the experiment on discrimination she conducted 15 years earlier and the effects it had on their lives. She also gives the lesson to employees of the Iowa prison system.
Marc Skvirsky interviews Derek Black and Allison Gornick about Derek's transformation from a white nationalist to advocate for equality.
Scholar Beth Van Schaack discusses General Matsui Iwane’s involvement in the Nanjing atrocities.
Get inspired by Addie as she talks about the type of work she and other Facing History Student Leaders from Memphis are getting done together. Addie speaks at the 2015 Memphis Benefit Dinner.
George Floyd's brutal death at the hands of police, the sorrow and outrage of protesters in Minneapolis, and presidential tweets that escalate threats of further violence—all set against the backdrop of an ongoing pandemic which disproportionately impacts communities of color. These events underscore how the legacy of slaveholding has passed to many in our society—including, lethally, law enforcement—who too frequently display indifference and disregard for black lives and black dignity. We commit to using the lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate and we ask you to join us.