In Freedom Schools across Mississippi, Freedom Summer workers and volunteers taught "African American history, Civics, African Culture, African Dance. They were learning black history that they were reading books that'd been written by blacks that they'd never heard of." "Freedom Summer" premieres on American Experience PBS on June 24 at 9/8c.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.