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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.
Maya Lin, the Chinese American sculptor who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is able to address major issues of our time through the power of art.
In 1943, Gonzalo Méndez sued the Westminster School District of Orange County, California, in order to end segregation in the public schools.
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Two women. One allegiance. Together they fought for women everywhere, and their strong willpower and sheer determination still ripples through contemporary society.