Sports have always had a significant role in American culture -- a role which has changed throughout history. Some of our greatest national heroes have been athletes. Who do you think has had the biggest impact on our country? Who is your favorite? Share your story with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.
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.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.