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.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
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 the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.