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 acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
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.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.