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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.
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.
As Hitler crossed Europe, millions of Jews and political enemies of the Third Reich were exterminated. Yet many more would have died were it not for the bravery of a few foreign service diplomats.
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.
This guide provides a framework for using the landmark documentary film Eyes on the Prize as a tool for teaching the civil rights movement.
A comprehensive television documentary about the American Civil Rights Movement, utilizing rare historical film and present-day interviews.
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.