During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
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.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.