A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.