At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The evolution of rhythm and blues through the careers of singers Ruth Brown and Charles Brown, with contemporary performances by both.
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.
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.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.