This documentary, based on the publication by Gabrielle Simon Edgcomb, tells the little-known story of Jewish intellectuals who escaped Nazi Germany come the us in the 1930s. Challenged with antisemitism in ~ American universities and also public distrust of foreigners, they secured teaching positions in ~ traditionally black colleges in the then-segregated South. The complex interactions between these two groups are recalled through historic footage and moving firsthand testimonials by african American and also Jewish scholars, activists, and artists.

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"Night Ghost" (Nachtgespenst) is a Cabaret song from the Weimar Republic in Germany, 1930. The music was written by Rudolf Nelson and also the lyrics were composed by Friedrich Hollaender.


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Porraimos, the Romani word an interpretation “the devouring,” is the very first American documentary to expose exactly how eugenics was used to persecute not only Jews, but also Gypsies.


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In 1943, gonzalo Méndez sue the Westminster college District that Orange County, California, in order to end segregation in the public schools.

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What is a moral human being to execute in times of savage immorality? This inquiry tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German priest of an excellent distinction, who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis.