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.
How five abolitionist allies turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.
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.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.