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.
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.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.