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 Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.