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 story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.