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Uprooted from their home, Seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family were sent to live at Manzanar internment camp with ten thousand other Japanese Americans in 1942.
In Farmingville, New York, tensions rise in the community after an influx of Mexican immigrants move there for work, which ultimately results in vicious hate crimes.
In 1960, four men initiated lunch counter sit-ins in Greensboro, NC, which served as a blueprint for the wave of nonviolent civil rights protests that would later sweep the nation.
This educator toolkit provides everything you need to start teaching about Jewish armed resistance during the Holocaust from a 10-minute presentation to 10 hours of class.
Use this guide to explore the role of the arts in the ghetto in Terezín by listening to and discussing songs composed by people living in the ghetto.
Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in Auschwitz, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing.
The Ellis Island hospital was at once welcoming and foreboding: immigrants nursed to health were allowed entry to America, but those deemed feeble of body or mind were deported.
This film examines the climate of segregation and state-sanctioned violence that led to the racially motivated Birmingham church bombing in 1963, which resulted in the death of four young girls.
The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called the Freedom Riders who creatively challenged segregation in the American South in 1961.
This film tells the complex and compelling history of the Mississippi voter registration struggles of 1961-1964: the interracial nature of the campaign, the tensions and conflicts, the fears and hopes.
Two boys and their families, one Jewish and the other of non-Jewish heritage, live and grow together during Hitler’s rise to power and reign.
Expelled from their homeland by the Nazis, many German-Jewish scholars came to the US and found new lives and careers at all-Black colleges and universities in the then-segregated South.