After the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, the abolition of slavery takes on a new urgency for formerly enslaved people. Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison no longer see eye to eye, and they have a falling out. "Douglass has had that experience. Garrison is a white man in a white man's America."
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.