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 acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.