After having escaped to New York, Frederick Douglass and his wife Anna moved to New Bedford, Massachusetts. Douglass did hard manual labor to provide for his family for three years before making a fateful trip to Nantucket.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
A look at the poor Scottish emigrant boy who built a fortune in telegraphy, railroads and steel, and then began systematically to give it all away.
Brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright built a flying machine that made its first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903.
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 black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
Accounting for America's most famous inventor and his role in America's future.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.