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 Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.