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This resource draws on autobiographies, diaries, official documents, and literary works to explore how Jews and non-Jews living in Poland throughout history have responded to questions about identity.
After 21-year-old Matthew Shepard was found savagely beaten and left to die in Laramie, Wyoming, the town was forced to confront itself in the reflective glare of national spotlight.
This documentary focuses on the plight of five Hungarian Holocaust survivors, whose individual triumphs are a testament to hope and humanity.
African American soldiers in WWII combated racism both in the segregated military and on the home front, and were among the first liberators to enter concentration camps.
Intimate stories of courage in the harrowing years between the end of WWII and the formation of the state of Israel are told in this documentary.
Anti-Semitism, a hatred with roots long before the Holocaust, continues to intensely endure today, erupting in violent conflicts. This film explores the insidious attitude that casts Jews as “permanent outsiders.”
Peter and Santino, two young Dinka refugees, fled war-ravaged southern Sudan and came to the U.S. along with nearly 4,000 other “Lost Boys.”
In 1958, Richard and Mildred Loving were arrested for violating Virginia's anti-miscegenation laws, eventually leading to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on interracial marriage.
A woman has an unexpected lunch date as she waits for her train, illustrating issues of stereotyping.
Over 8,000 children and teenagers were forcibly sterilized at The Lynchburg Colony for the Epileptic and Feebleminded in Virginia between 1927 and 1972, the state claiming they had hereditary defects.
Emmett Till, a black boy from Chicago, didn’t realize he had broken Jim Crow laws in Mississippi by whistling at a white woman until it was too late.
This resource details the events that unfolded in China and Japan in the years leading up to World War II and the war crimes known today as the Nanjing Atrocities.