Over 10 memorable weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in Mississippi, then one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The evocative stories of teenage hoboes crisscrossing America on trains during the Great Depression.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.