in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.