In the fall of 1829, Angelina Grimke resolved to leave Charleston and the pollutions of slavery, for an uncertain future in the North.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.