What did Martin Luther King mean to you? Did you ever see him speak? Do you remember learning of his assassination? What impact have his life and teachings had on you? Share your stories with American Experience below.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.