Meet a group of Texan lawyers, mothers, advocates, and others — including the murderer and victim whose fatal clash led to a landmark court case, Hernandez v. Texas and the acknowledgement of Mexican Americans’ equality before the law. These individuals’ leadership in revealing injustices and seeking to right them is a legacy handed down from the civil rights era of the 50s and 60s to today.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.