The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.