The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
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.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.