After reading reports of pro-slavery violence, Angelina Grimke decided she could remain silent no longer. She published a letter in "The Liberator" and wrote "An Appeal to the Women of the South," urging them to work for the downfall of slavery.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.