1. From Mammy to Madea: An Examination of Historical and Contemporary Depictions of Black Women


    from Hayley Danner / Added

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    "The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting". The ramifications of this statement are not fully realized until we consider the different vantage points of history,…

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    • Jack London's "To Build a Fire": Why is the man nameless?


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      Jack London, like the unnamed man described in the story “To Build a Fire,” lived on the edge. Born in 1876, he died a short forty years later. As a young man, he was a full-fledged participant in…

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      • Federalists vs. Democratic-Republicans


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        I created this educational short as part of the production team at Cerebellum Corporation in San Francisco, CA for their Fall 2009 A.P. U.S. History DVD. I made the animation and sound effects using…

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        • #707 Treaty of Tripoli Facts


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          American Atheists President Ed Buckner chats about little known facts concerning the Treaty of Tripoli.

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          • Chisholm Trail Ride


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            This video, made in collaboration with the Texas Historical Commissions' Heritage Trails Program, tells of our plan to ride horseback up the Chisholm Trail. With the help of sponsors and donations,…

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            • Bill Moyers Journal: Harvey Kaye on Thomas Paine


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              Bill talks with Harvey J. Kaye, the founding director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, about Thomas Paine, whom Kaye calls “the greatest radical…

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              • Prof. Patrick Rael: How 'Lincoln' Holds Up


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                Leading this year's Oscar race with 12 nominations, Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" has ignited commentary and argument from scholars and critics around the country. Bowdoin College Associate Professor…

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                • Washington Crossing Delaware


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                  General George Washington and the continental army's historic crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day, 1776, to attack British and Hessian troops in Trenton, NJ is re-enacted in this 5:25…

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                  • "Civil War Days" (Documentary Film)


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                    Chesapeake Public Library and student filmmaker Danny Terry team up to bring the educational documentary film based on the annual Civil War Days event in Chesapeake, Virginia, in September 2007. Annually,…

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                    • Sally and Tom (The American Way) at the Castillo Theatre 2012


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                      This is the full-length production of Castillo's spring 2012 production of "Sally and Tom (The American Way)" directed by Gabrielle L. Kurlander. Book and lyrics are by Fred Newman; music by Annie…

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