From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case. The little-known story of the Mexican American lawyers who took Hernandez v. Texas to the Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
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.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.