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 Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.