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A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The story of a Vietnamese mother, the Amerasian daughter she sent away for adoption, and their reunion 22 years after the Vietnam War.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.