A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
A civil rights leader in Harlem before entering politics, Powell was one of the most charismatic black leaders of the 20th century.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.