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.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.