In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.