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From the end of the Civil War to the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement, Southern blacks led lives of subordination maintained by white supremacist laws known as “Jim Crow.”
This film explores the long struggle for black civil rights, reminding us that the pace of progress is often accompanied by conflict and compromise.
Harvey Milk was the first openly gay person elected to political office in California as San Francisco City Supervisor. He was assassinated in November 1978, along with Mayor George Moscone.
A high school teacher conducts a classroom experiment, introducing rules and behavior codes in a systematic, calculated way to illustrate obedience and community in Nazi Germany.
Threads of Hope is the powerful story of a group of Chilean women who banded together in silent protest and dared to defy a dictatorship.
This resource challenges students to consider how individuals, groups, and nations can take up Raphael Lemkin’s challenge to eliminate genocide.
This discussion-starter film examines critical questions about what it means to be an American today. Writers, historians, and citizens from around the country share their own experiences.
Katrina Browne discovers her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history and decides to retrace the Triangle Trade, uncovering the extent of Northern complicity in slavery.
A hidden camera follows two men, one black and one white, as they go about various everyday activities. The wide disparity in their experiences is enlightening and surprising.
Help students investigate the trial of the Los Angeles police officers indicted for the beating of Rodney King using the documentary film Twilight.
Two film crews, one black and one white, set out to document the aftermath of the murder of an African American by following the subsequent trials of the local men charged with the crime.
In 1939, Waitstill and Martha Sharp left behind the safety of their Massachusetts home and flew to war-torn Europe to help feed, shelter, and rescue thousands of refugees.