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An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis. When three of her friends were hanged, Wells was radicalized.
This resource draws on memoirs, journalistic accounts, and interviews to shed light on contemporary debates in our society around national identity and integration.
This guide provides those viewing paintings by Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak with a framework for analyzing the art's profound symbolism about memory, justice, and identity.
Using photographs, drawings, home movies, music, and interviews with survivors, this production re-creates Jewish life in Poland from the late 19th century through the 1930s.
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 struggling young actress with a six-year-old daughter sets up housekeeping with a black widow and her light-skinned eight-year-old daughter who rejects her mother by trying to pass for white.
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.
Tragedies play out for years. Although Jerri Zbirala was born after the war, her mother’s stories of surviving the Nazi destruction of Lidice, Czechoslovakia, had a profound effect on her life.
These two films focus on the practice of Nazi medicine in concentration camps and examine the Christian anti-Semitism that may indirectly have paved the way for the Holocaust.
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.
Nine months prior to WWII, Britain conducted a rescue mission, known as the Kindertransport, and opened its doors to 10,000 children at risk from the Nazi regime.