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.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.