The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
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.