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?
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Between 1890 and 1920, 12 million people emigrated from Europe arriving in New York Harbor and Ellis Island.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.