The makers of The Abolitionists describe making a film about a "transformative moment in American history that stemmed from the actions of ordinary individuals."
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.