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 black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.