The day after Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Garrison was met by 10,000 freed slaves outside the Charleston Citadel. They seized him joyfully and carried him on their shoulders around the square before proceeding a few blocks to Zion's Church, where a mass of humanity pressed in to every available spot.
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.
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.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.