On April 4, 1968, escaped convict James Earl Ray shot and killed Dr. Martin Luther King. This is the fateful narrative of the killer and his prey, set against the seething, turbulent forces in American society at that time.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
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.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
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.
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.