In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.