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Ervin Staub reflects on what factors might lead someone to become empathic and altruistic.
Scholars discuss racial violence that took part in the South during the Reconstruction era.
Scholars discuss how African Americans and whites initially worked together within Reconstruction governments.
Scholars discuss the effects that the changes brought about by the Civil War had on the identities of American citizens.
Scholars discuss the legacies of the Reconstruction era as part of Facing History and Ourselves’ work on the period.
Scholars discuss the different visions for Reconstruction held by Congress and President Johnson.
Scholars discuss the evolution of the definition of freedom for emancipated slaves after the Civil War.
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The second episode in the three-part series Race: The Power of an Illusion
Martha Minow speaks about the unique role protection of religious liberty plays in American democracy.
Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette tells of his time singing in protest while in the Parchman State Prison Farm during the Freedom Rides.
Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr. discusses the important practice of nonviolence.