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 August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.