Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.