The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
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An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
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.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.