Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.