Songs like "We Shall Overcome" and "Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round" gave civil rights activists in the 1950s and 60s the will, passion and solidarity to stand up against racial inequality. What do these songs mean to you? Do you ever sing them today? Do you hear them anywhere?
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.