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.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.