In the fall of 1829, Angelina Grimke resolved to leave Charleston and the pollutions of slavery, for an uncertain future in the North.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.