An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis. When three of her friends were hanged, Wells was radicalized.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
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.
The last surviving member of a California Indian tribe became a sensation in 1911.