From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.