The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, from the 1940s into the 50s, with contemporary performances by both.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
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 story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.