An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.