The daughter of one of South Carolina's first families, Angelina Grimke lived in luxury. But she also believed slavery was a sin and God would punish people who had slaves.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The life story of Aimee Semple McPherson, religious evangelist instrumental in bringing conservative Protestantism into mainstream culture.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.