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From the beginning of American history, homosexuality and love between people of the same sex have been part of the social and political landscape.
Use this resource on the Eugenics movement of the early 1900s to deepen students' understanding of the history of racism in the United States.
What is this thing we call race? Where did the idea come from? “Race: The Power of an Illusion” investigates race in society, science, and history.
The story of how ordinary Americans, black and white, in the North and South struggled to reconstruct their lives in the years 1863-1877, after the Civil War.
Born out of centuries of conflict and experimentation, America's public school system is one of the nation's most significant--but still evolving--achievements.
This documentary recounts the history of a group of African American men who were victims of a racist mishap of justice that became a national controversy.
A 13-year-old boy launches a campaign to overturn the Boy Scouts of America’s ban on gays.
During the bloody marches of 1965 in Selma, Alabama, a startling new group of leaders joined the battle for civil rights: African American and white Catholic nuns.
This feature film dramatizes the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominantly Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois in 1978.
In 1978, the American Nazi Party attempted to march in Skokie, Illinois, a community of many Holocaust survivors. This film examines what happens when two strongly held values collide.
This documentary challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation.
The song “Strange Fruit” was written by Abel Meeropol, a Jewish schoolteacher, to protest lynching, but did not become popular until it was later recorded by Billie Holiday.