On the night of May 24th, 1856, Brown and four of his sons dragged five pro-slavery men from their cabins, and hacked them to pieces with broadswords. "Brown is not simply evening the score in Kansas. He's really also trying to strike terror into the hearts of pro-slavery settlers."
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
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This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.