A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
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.