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 stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.