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Six-year-old Scout is forced to face a new, frightening side of her rural southern town when her attorney father defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
This resource challenges students to consider how individuals, groups, and nations can take up Raphael Lemkin’s challenge to eliminate genocide.
This discussion-starter film examines critical questions about what it means to be an American today. Writers, historians, and citizens from around the country share their own experiences.
Katrina Browne discovers her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history and decides to retrace the Triangle Trade, uncovering the extent of Northern complicity in slavery.
This PowerPoint for Lesson 2 of the Standing Up for Democracy unit is ready to use in the classroom with student-facing slides and complete teaching notes.
Examine the continuing struggle for South Africa as it creates a representative democracy, attempts to heal from the legacy of apartheid, and searches for a new, inclusive identity.
Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl's controversial masterwork is an artful work of propaganda showcasing German chancellor and Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler at the 1934 Nuremberg Rally.
A hidden camera follows two men, one black and one white, as they go about various everyday activities. The wide disparity in their experiences is enlightening and surprising.
Investigate the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and its role in helping individuals and the nation overcome the historical injustice and trauma of the Indian Residential Schools system.
Help students investigate the trial of the Los Angeles police officers indicted for the beating of Rodney King using the documentary film Twilight.
Two film crews, one black and one white, set out to document the aftermath of the murder of an African American by following the subsequent trials of the local men charged with the crime.
In 1939, Waitstill and Martha Sharp left behind the safety of their Massachusetts home and flew to war-torn Europe to help feed, shelter, and rescue thousands of refugees.