Abolitionist activists Angelina Grimke and Theodore Weld declared their love for one another and got married in 1838. Both a black and a white minister officiated and mixed-race guests intermingled freely. News of the event caused a stir in Philadelphia.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
From letters of the second U.S. president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail, this film explores their tumultuous times.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
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 Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.