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 story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.