The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 while she was attempting to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The African American jazz composer and bandleader performed regularly at Harlem's Cotton Club, leaving a legacy in music.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
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 story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.