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.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.