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 civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.