In 1964, over 700 volunteers from across the country joined organizers and local African Americans in Mississippi to participate in "The Mississippi Summer Project." View photos from that summer, from training in Oxford, OH to canvassing the towns of Mississippi to campaigning at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, NJ.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
Explore how Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an already anxious nation.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977?
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.