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.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
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.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.