April is Genocide Awareness Month  and the Holocaust Museum Houston  will have programs throughout April to increase awareness of this tragic action that still takes place today. Genocide is the the deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. The theme for genocide awareness month is learning to be an upstander – a person who stands up for others and takes actions on their behalf. Be sure to visit here  for Holocaust Museum Houston programs and how you can stand up for others.
If you would like to learn more about genocide , check out these titles.
Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing  by James Waller
A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nation  by Eric D. Weitz
The Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing  by Michael Mann
Titles suitable for children
Crimes Against Humanity  by Neil Chippendale
Cristophe's Story  by Nicky Cornwell
Toward Genocide  by David Downing
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