Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
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.