American Indian Movement
AIM Member on What Lead to Wounded Knee Occupation

Protestors Occupy Wounded Knee. Source: Revolution Newspaper.

Bill Means, a Lakota member of the American Indian Movement (AIM), which advocates for the rights of American Indians, discusses the events that led to AIM’s takeover and 71-day occupation of Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of South Dakota. The complex event that lead to the Wounded … Continue reading

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Speak About Zimmerman’s Trial


Trayvon Martin was 17-years-old when he was fatally shot by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida. On the evening of February 26, 20012, Martin had travelled with his father to visit his father’s fiancee. Martin went out to purchase some items from a convenience store. On his way home, Zimmerman, a … Continue reading

Richard Nixon
Samuel Byck On His Attempted Assassination of Nixon

Samuel Byck On His Attempted Assassination of Nixon

On February 22, 1974, Samuel Byck attempted to hijack a plane flying out of Baltimore/Washington International Airport in the hopes of crashing it into the White House and killing U.S. President Richard Nixon. Byck first got attention from the Secret Service in 1972, when he threatened Nixon for the first … Continue reading

Rwandan Genocide
Survivor Of Genocide Speaks About Reconciliation


The Rwandan Genocide took place over approximately 100 days from April to July of 1994. Between 500,000 and 1,000,000 Rwandans were killed, constituting as much as 20% of the country’s total population. Tutsis and moderate Hutus were slain by the Hutu majority. In this video, a survivor of the genocide … Continue reading

Charlie Hebdo
Parisians React To The Attack On Charlie Hebdo

Parisians React To The Attack On Charlie Hebdo

On January 7, 2015, French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was the victim of a terrorist attack in which many of its employees were gunned down at its offices in Paris, France. Charlie Hebdo had previously been the victim of another terrorist attack in 2011, in which its offices were firebombed. … Continue reading

Fellow Passengers Speak About The Shoe Bomber


On December 22, 2001, Richard Reid – otherwise known as the Shoe Bomber- attempted to detonate his explosive-packed shoes whole aboard an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami. He was subdued by fellow passengers on the plane, which was diverted to Boston, Massachusetts, where it landed safely. Reid was … Continue reading

The Holocaust
The Trial Of Adolf Eichmann


Adolf Eichmann was a lieutenant colonel in the Nazi Army and one of the lead organizers of the holocaust. Eichmann was responsible for coordinating the logistics of of sending Jews to ghettos and extermination camps across Easter Europe during World War II. After the war, Eichmann managed to escape to … Continue reading