A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.