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.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
Roman Catholic priest Father Charles Coughlin used the power of radio to rail against the nation's economic system in the Depression.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.