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.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
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 Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.