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 Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.