The makers of The Abolitionists describe making a film about a "transformative moment in American history that stemmed from the actions of ordinary individuals."
Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.
A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.