The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
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.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.