The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
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.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
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.