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This resource provides writing prompts and strategies that align Civil Rights Historical Investigations with the expectations of the Common Core State Standard.
This collection of stories is a tribute to the people, most of them immigrants, who make Queens such a culturally rich community.
Six diverse people striving to end the suffering in war-ravaged Darfur are followed in this documentary, demonstrating the power of individuals to influence social change.
Three Jewish women recall their lives as teenagers in occupied Holland, Hungary, and Poland, when they found unexpected ways of fighting back as the Nazis rounded up local Jewish populations.
Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian women artist, was voluntarily interned with 110,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps in 1942. There, she recorded the deprivations and rigors of camp life with unusual insight.
Use this guide to the documentary film Freedom Riders to help students explore the stories of the brave activists who challenged segregation in the South in 1961.
Over a single generation, the web and digital media have remade nearly every aspect of modern culture. What does it mean to be human in a 21st century digital world?
In the aftermath of 9/11, a college student travels across the U.S. to document stories in Sikh, Muslim, and Arab-American communities, raising important questions about “who counts” as American.
For more than thirty years, Eleanor Roosevelt was America’s most powerful and influential woman. Through interviews and rare home movie footage, this film reveals her hidden dimensions.
A Honduran boy goes on an unforgettable quest looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States.
In this memoir, Francis Bok recounts his story of being kidnapped into slavery at the age of ten in Sudan.
Viewers on taken on a disturbing voyage through American social history in this documentary, which traces the evolution of anti-black racism through popular culture.