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High school student Eve Shalen reflects on an experience she had in eighth grade, when her need to belong affected the way she treated one of her classmates.
One day, a bear awakens to find himself in the midst of civilization. Interpretations abound in this excellent catalyst for discussion of the individual in society.
Pioneering African American journalists, known as the ‘Black Press,’ documented life for millions of people who were otherwise ignored, giving voice to Black America.
Bill Moyers traces the childhoods and early careers of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler, illustrating the paths by which they rose to respective pinnacles of power.
In 1970, Jane Elliott, a third grade teacher in a small Iowa town, divided her class into two groups for a lesson in discrimination--one group being superior to the other.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The simple act of forgiveness can have powerful consequences and may lead to a personal and spiritual transformation.
This resource guides students through a deep exploration of the pivotal era of American history when a nation divided by slavery and war was challenged to rebuild.