Upon arrival at Antioch University in 1957, Mark Levy quickly became involved in the civil rights movement, and later at Queens College he met Freedom Summer organizers, who recruited Levy and his wife to head up one of the Freedom Schools in Meridian, MS. Levy's photos of that summer seeded a large collection at Queens College, where he is also committed to sharing the story of Freedom Summer. "Freedom Summer" premieres June 24, 2014.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Before World War II, young Chinese Americans defied cultural tradition in San Francisco's Chinatown, previously closed to outsiders.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.