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.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.