This 1955 educational film titled "Boys Beware" warns against "the dangers of homosexuality," which is described as "a sickness of the mind." The ten minute video was produced by the Unified School District and the Police Department of Inglewood, California.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family