In 1833, Frederick Douglass was sent to a slave breaker to be beaten back into submission. After six months of beatings, Douglass fought back. "I was nothing before. I was a man now."
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In 1936 Angie Debo uncovered the U.S. government's theft of Native Americans' oil rich lands in Indian Territories of Oklahoma.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.