From Heel to Toe: Behind Walk this Way

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum 300 N. Houston St., Dallas, Texas

  From high-buttoned leather boots to retro stilettos, the evolution of footwear has paralleled women’s social and political advancements throughout the last century. Although considered an integral part of our everyday lives, shoes are uniquely able to tell stories centered around women’s labor activism, the fight for suffrage, and the sexual revolution. Valerie Paley, Walk […]

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Rule of Law Series – A Knock at Midnight: Brittany K. Barnett

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum 300 N. Houston St., Dallas, Texas

  Around the globe, the United States consistently ranks as having one of the highest incarceration rates per capita. This mass imprisonment rate is coupled with lengthy sentences for nonviolent offenses, inhumane prison conditions, and little access to resources on readjusting to life outside prison. What is the greater impact of the current criminal justice […]

$15

Rwandan Genocide 30th Anniversary Commemoration

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum 300 N. Houston St., Dallas, Texas

  30 years after the Rwandan genocide devastated the country, destroying homes and communities, survivors will join us to recount their experiences and remember those who perished. There is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required. To register, click the "buy" button. Guests must purchase admission if they would like to tour […]

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9to5: The Story of a Movement (Film Screening)

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum 300 N. Houston St., Dallas, Texas

  When Dolly Parton sang “9 to 5,” she was doing more than just shining a light on the fate of American working women. Parton was singing the true story of a movement that started with 9to5, a group of Boston secretaries in the early 1970s. Their goals were simple—better pay, more advancement opportunities and […]

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History Highlights – 28 Days: The Piccadilly Cafeteria Protest

Virtual

  This virtual event will take place on the online platform Zoom. A link to join will be sent to registered guests via email one hour before the start of the program.   On May 29, 1964, Clarence Broadnax went to the Piccadilly Cafeteria in downtown Dallas for a late lunch. While waiting in line, he was told […]

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Meet the Author: Lois Lowry

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum 300 N. Houston St., Dallas, Texas

  Lois Lowry is an American writer. She is the author of several books for children and young adults, including Number the Stars, On The Horizon, and The Giver Quartet. A two-time Newberry winner, Lowry is known for writing about difficult subjects, dystopias, and complex themes in works for young audiences. Join us to hear […]

$5 – $15

Remember This (Film Screening)

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum 300 N. Houston St., Dallas, Texas

  In a moving solo performance, Academy Award nominee David Strathairn portrays Jan Karski, reluctant World War II hero and Holocaust witness. After surviving the devastation of the Blitzkrieg, Karski joined the Polish Underground and risked his life to carry the first eyewitness reports of war-torn Poland, including the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto to […]

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Immigrants, Innovators, and Icons: Jewish Americans and the Fashion Industry

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum 300 N. Houston St., Dallas, Texas

  From pioneering retailer Carrie Marcus Neiman to custom dressmaker Lilli Wolff, Jewish Americans have made their mark on the fashion industry, and particularly so in Dallas. Annette Becker, curator and director of the UNT Texas Fashion Collection, joins us to share stories of Jewish change-makers in twentieth-century dress history, highlighting artifacts from the TFC. […]

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