A portrait of President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over his determination to keep the all-white University of Alabama segregated.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
Founding father Alexander Hamilton went up against political rival and former vice president Aaron Burr in one of history's most famous duels.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.