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British-Somali poet Warsan Shire gives voice to the experiences of refugees in this poem about "home."
Poet Warsan Shire tells the story of a young Somali-born refugee in this poem from the film Brave Girl Rising.
Read about the meeting of student activists from committed to ending gun violence from Parkland and Chicago.
A New York Times article addresses the role that social media played in rapidly bringing the events in Ferguson to national attention.
Learn about the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 and consider the racist themes that were on display.
Learn about psychologist Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience and the insight they offer into the motives of Nazi perpetrators.
French writer Amin Maalouf describes the connection between violence and issues of identity and belonging.
Survivors of the ghetto-camp Terezin share stories about their underground publication Vedem and other acts of spiritual resistance.
A high school student describes how his neighborhood in Los Angeles helps him feel connected to the traditions of his family’s “old world” heritage in Mexico.
Learn about the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers’ strike and Martin Luther King Jr.'s role in the strike and negotiations.
Consider the unique experiences of black South African women during apartheid, many of whom were forced to live far away from their husbands on bantustans.
Explore some of the organizations that sprang up in Poland in the 1920s and 1930s that gave their young members a sense of purpose and belonging.