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.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.