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.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
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.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.