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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
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.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.