The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to register African American voters, create schools and bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.