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.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.