William Lloyd Garrison published the first issue of "The Liberator" on January 1, 1831 with financial support from both black and white abolitionists. "There shall be no neutrals," he declared. "Men shall either like or dislike me."
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
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.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.