The World at War
This documentary covers World War II from the German invasion of Poland to the war in the Pacific. Using eyewitness accounts and archival footage, this British documentary series narrates the various facets of World War II. As a 26 episode documentary series it is long, but you learn so much from this series. Precision, strategy, timing, power of propaganda, and race are among the themes that are highlighted in the series. I highly recommend viewing the episode titled, Genocide. It details the persecution of the Jews which is incredibly similar to the treatment of black people. You can view the series at this website: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x13pwg5_the-world-at-war-ep-1-a-new-germany-1933-1939_shortfilms
Eyes on the Prize
Eyes on the Prize highlights the Civil Rights Movement or Second Reconstruction from Martin Luther King Jr. to the Black Panther Party. Again, as with the World at War documentary, eyewitness accounts and archival footage was used for this series. This 14 episode documentary series has a study guide available for autodidacts or homeschoolers.
You can view the series on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFGgoE-uuUw
Training Your Thinking
Critical thinking, logic, and arguments can be used to break down and analyze differing viewpoints. Below are some online resources to help you learn about this:
Here is a course on Logic & Proofs: https://oli.cmu.edu/jcourse/webui/guest/join.do?section=logic
Here is a course on Argument Diagramming: https://oli.cmu.edu/jcourse/webui/guest/join.do?section=argdiag
This website has a list of critical thinking resources on the web: http://austhink.com/critical/
Online lessons on philosophy, critical thinking and logic can be found at this website: http://drddwarren.org/
Logical Fallacies : A reference guide to logical fallacies http://www.fallacyfiles.org/
Trivium Education: Resources that help you go through a trivium education http://www.triviumeducation.com/
School Sucks Project: Training of the mind and self improvement http://schoolsucksproject.com/
In Their Own Words
Remembering Jim Crow: America Radio Works Documentary: http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/remembering/resources.html
Duke University's Behind the Veil (Documenting America's Jim Crow South): http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/behindtheveil/
Cecile Emeke's web series and documentaries discuss being black in Britain and France. Listening to these other black people helps me realize that these things are happening in other parts of the world as it does here.
The Strolling series was showcased at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.
Dash Harris has produced a series on Afro Latinos' identity and racism found within the Latino community against those of African descent.
An entirely online museum- America's Black Holocaust Museum has exhibits
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History online exhibits
New York Historical Society Online Exhibits
At Digital Schomburg find online exhibits, archive videos, and podcasts among other things.
Ferris State University in Michigan is home to the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia.
Here is the museum's official website: http://www.ferris.edu/jimcrow/
Below is a video to a virtual museum tour with museum founder, Dr. Pilgrim.