Although different in many ways, antisemitism in Nazi Germany during the 1930s and anti-Black racism in Jim Crow-era America deeply affected communities in these countries. While individual experiences and context are unique and it is important to avoid comparisons of suffering, looking at these two places in the same historical period raises critical questions about the impact of antisemitism and racism in the past and present.
Grade level: Adaptable for grades 7–12 Subject: Multidisciplinary Time required: Approximately 60 minutes (extensions available)
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