Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
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.