From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
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.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.