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.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
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.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
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.
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.