The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
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.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.