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 little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.