The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation case by case and state by state ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.