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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.
This collection tells the epic story of the rise of Christianity. Through interviews with twelve scholars, the series explores the lives of Jesus and the early Christians.
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.
Trace Eleanor Roosevelt's development into a renowned human rights leader and her pivotal role in creating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with this resource.
Could you forgive the people who slaughtered your family? After the genocide of 1994, the Rwandan government held hearings with citizen-judges meant to try their neighbors and rebuild the nation.
This documentary marks the 10th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, exploring the failures that enabled the slaughter of 800,000 people to occur unchallenged by the global community.
After WWII, a migration of African Americans from the rural South to the North took place. Four million black people created a dynamic urban culture outside the South, changing America forever.
Leon Bass, a retired educator who as a young African American soldier entered Buchenwald shortly after its liberation, reflects on his life experiences fighting racism in this memoir.
An interview with General Romeo Dallaire, the leader of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Rwanda, provides an overview of the genocide and elaborates upon the failure of prevention.
A story of destinies joined by Guatemala's past, and how a documentary film intertwined with a nation's turbulent history emerges as an active player in the present.
This documentary traces the creation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and discusses how the work has since become an American classic.