TopLinks: Power

Center for the Study of White American Culture
This site provides a variety of links to information about combating racism and building relationships across race and gender.

Frontline: The Torture Question
The PBS documentary program Frontline offers this companion site to its episode on torture. The multimedia site examines the U.S. use of torture in the war on terror and features in-depth analysis of interrogation policies, commentary from legal and political experts, and suggested readings and resources.

Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is a non-profit organization that investigates and exposes human rights violations around the world. Click here for breaking news, Human Rights Watch publications, campaigns, and thorough analyses of such concerns as the caste system.

Institute for Global Ethics
An "independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian, and nonpartisan organization" working to raise public consciousness about ethics in a global context. This site works to create an on-line think tank on ethical teaching, business practices and government. Monthly “Ethical Dilemmas” provide an opportunity for users to test their own practical ethicality, and then consider the issues raised by the dilemma.

Milgram Reenactment
Psychologist Stanley Milgram's 1961 Obedience to Authority experiment set up a teacher-learner relationship in which the "teacher" administered electric shocks to the "learner" each time the learner said a wrong answer in a laboratory setting. This Web site explains Milgram's experiment and findings on human behavior through reenactments and commentary.

National Organization for Men against Sexism
The National Organization for Men against Sexism is a group for men who are pro-feminist, anti-racist, and in support of gays, dedicated to end discrimination based on class, gender, religion, and age.

Stanford Prison Experiment
Professor Philip Zimbardo's notable study, the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment, provided a "classic demonstration of the power of social situations to distort personal identities and long-cherished values and morality as students internalized situated identities in their roles as prisoners and guards." This Web site contains video, detailed methodology, discussion questions, and more from this social psychology experiment.

Omega Institute’s Women & Power Conference
The Omega Institute, located in Rhinebeck, New York, “provides hope and healing for individuals and society.” It sponsors an annual Women & Power Conference which celebrates female leadership around the globe. The Web site features videos of keynote addresses, as well as information about the Omega Institute and events.

Stokely Carmichael and the Black Power Movement Timelin
This interactive timeline chronicles events of the Black Power Movement, beginning with the historic Brown vs. Board of Education decision in 1954 and culminating in Stokely Carmichael’s condemnation of the Black Panther Party in 1969. The timeline can be viewed in a text table or in a timeline graph.

Stop Bullying
A collection of resources from various government agencies, Stop Bullying contains information for kids, teens, parents, and educators on how to identify and prevent incidents of bullying, and how to get help. It also contains links and research papers about bullying and its prevention.