This explainer describes key characteristics of white nationalist ideology and clarifies related key-terms, such as “alt-right” and “white power.”
In the first of the Facing History virtual Community Conversation Series, actor and activist George Takei discusses his family’s wrongful incarceration during World War II and how we can all take action against anti-Asian racism on the rise today.
Dr. Paul Bookbinder discusses the roles of bystanders and resisters during the Holocaust.
In this video, Dr. Paul Bookbinder describes how the Nazis assumed power in 1930s Germany.
In this video, Dr. Paul Bookbinder gives an overview of the Nuremberg trials.
Professor Paul Bookbinder describes the “noble experiment” of democracy in the Weimar Republic.
This video tells the story of the Mississippi Voter Registration Project in the 1960s.
Participants of 'The Great Migration' discuss their lives and their reasons for migrating.
History teacher Brittany Burns' class at Algonquin Regional High School in Northborough, Massachusetts, studies the fall of Weimar Germany.
Alfons Heck recalls how he became a high-ranking member of the Hitler Youth. He talks about the importance of peer pressure and propaganda to Hitler's ability to recruit eight million German children to participate in the "war effort."