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 evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
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.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.