In Rochester, New York, the last stop on the Underground Railroad, Frederick Douglass published abolitionist newspaper "The North Star," naming it after the icon followed by so many escaping slaves on their quest to freedom.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.