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Playwright and activist Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues and founder of V-Day, and activist Christine Schuler Deschryver talk about the horrors of sexual violence and its aftermath in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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This multi-task lesson asks students to look at the DREAM Act in the context of immigration reform and also to reflect on blogging as civic engagement.
In this lesson, students look at tea time rituals either from around the world or in their lives. They explore the cultural and historic origins of these traditions, along with their social value and impact.
Out in the Night Feature Films
A moving account of four women sensationalized by the media as a "Gang of Killer Lesbians" reveals the role that race, gender identity and sexuality play in our criminal justice system.
In this lesson, students will practice listening, research and discussion skills as they analyze American race relations and issues of political representation. The investigation will use a recent New Orleans City Council election as a case study.
American Revolutionary Feature Films
Grace Lee Boggs, 99, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer, and activist in Detroit with a thick FBI file and a surprising vision of what an American revolution can be.
Irma Short Films
An intimate musical portrait of Irma Gonzalez, the former world champion of women's professional wrestling.