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.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.