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.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.