The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history. It was only in 1946 that a two-tier wage system for white and Mexican Americans was abolished.
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.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
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 black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.