Documentaries and Workshop Materials
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A Place at the Table: Struggles for Equality in America:
This kit from the Teaching Tolerance Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center includes 144 pages of stories. documents and photographs, a video documenting history and identity through the eyes of today's youth as well as a teacher's guide with lesson plans for bringing today's struggle alive
The Celluloid Closet: A 100 year history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen. Narrated by Lily Tomlin, includes footage from over 120 films.
Last Chance for Eden: Part I
Last Chance for Eden: Part II
The Shadow of Hate: A History of Intolerance in America: From the Teaching Tolerance Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center includes a teacher's guide with day by day lesson plans. These stories, documentaries and photographs tell the story of Americans who were hated because of who they were or what they believed. Their stories remind us that democracy is still a work in progress.
Starting Small: Teaching Tolerance in Pre-School and Early Grades- This kit from the Teaching Tolerance Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center includes a 58 minute video featuring classroom activities, teacher insights and commentary from noted child development specialists.
They Lied to You in School: White Buffalo Media : Ray McFadden sets the record straight about the overlooked contributions American Indians have made that we could not live without. From democracy to almost every bean in the world. "And I say its about time they told the truth..."
Unchained Memories:is a compilation of readings from the Slave Narratives which breathes the voices of the living into these transcripts of the past, bringing to life the pain and suffering, the fear and yearning, the pride, the spirit and the deep resonating sadness of those who had been born into slavery.