In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.