At 22, William Lloyd Garrison moved to Boston and settles on the abolition of slavery as the cause that will give meaning to his life.
Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.