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.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
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.
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.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.