The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences, dealing with issues such as crime, racism and lynching.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.