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Dick Gregory: Comedy as a Tool for Social Change

Dick Gregory

For Dick Gregory, it seemed stirring up a bit of trouble let him know when he was on the right track.

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29 Aug 2017

Beyond 1984: The Socialist Politics of George Orwell

George Orwell quote:

Resources to explore the political beliefs, activism and non-fiction writing of the perpetually popular dystopian novelist.

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23 Aug 2017

The Life-Changing Experience of Interviewing Holocaust Survivors

Louis Schmidt

Emmy-award winning NFL producer Louis Schmidt discusses his work collecting the testimonies for the USC Shoah Foundation.

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22 Aug 2017

He warned the world about genocide. The world ignored him.

Visual History Archive: Testimony of Romeo Dallaire

General Roméo Dallaire continues to be haunted by the brutal ethnic extremism he witnessed 20+ years ago in Rwanda.

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17 Aug 2017

Suffering in the Quest for Suffrage

Suffragette in prison

“What our Government could not do, what it has never been able to do, is to silence our women.” – Emmeline Parkhurst

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16 Aug 2017

News Provides Unique Context & Insights Across the Curriculum

Newspapers; 72% of researchers use newspapers

Spanning topics in every subject, news resources are essential for all students and scholars.

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15 Aug 2017

The “Theatrical Navigator of American Myths”

Buried Child

Multimedia resources to explore the life and works of Renaissance Man Sam Shepard.

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03 Aug 2017

Canadian Throat Singer Gives a Voice to Inuit Culture

Tanya Tagaq in concert, Festival Barroquísimo, Puebla. Zócalo de Puebla, 2010

Tanya Tagaq delivers aboriginal music with rock swagger, drawing attention to issues impacting Indigenous people.

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01 Aug 2017

Dissertations...Empowering Researchers with Cutting-edge Ideas & Insight

Researcher with laptop; 73% of researchers use dissertations and theses

Dissertations often provide the only information on a particular topic, and surface primary research unavailable in other formats.

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20 Jul 2017

A Journey in Song: Nelson Mandela, Reggae and Rumba

Nelson Mandela

Multimedia resources open up new avenues of exploration into a human rights hero’s life and legacy.

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18 Jul 2017