The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.