Extract from The Godfather, a film directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1972
Ellis Island on the History channel
Chalk symbols on Ellis Island
Website about the Statue and Ellis Island :
A video on the history of Liberty Enlightening the World
(many comments from angry black people point at the fact that the statue was originally modelled on a black woman to denounce slavery, but this seems to be a hoax! https://www.nps.gov/stli/learn/historyculture/black-statue-of-liberty.htm)
Another video in 90 seconds
Transport for London use poetry to try and encourage people to be aware and more considerate of each other while travelling on the London underground.
A video on the life story of Nelson Mandela, taken from the website https://www.nelsonmandela.org/
“ I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die. ”
A video on JR’s new artwork on the US-Mexican border.
To know a little more on the fence running along the frontier between the 2 countries :
Début d’un documentaire (introuvable en dvd) sur l’histoire de l’apartheid : des premiers colons à l’emprisonnement de Mandela