How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
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.
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.