From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.