In the first clip associated with the Bronx Princess lesson plan, Rocky Otoo, a 17-year-old from the Bronx, and her mom, Aunt Yaa, butt heads over whether the shirt Rocky has bought is a "shirt" or a "blouse." Students should discuss what Rocky thinks is important, and what her mom thinks is important. Do students feel that they think differently from their parents? What factors might account for this, both in Rocky and Yaa's situation and in the students' own lives?
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.