Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
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.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.