The acclaimed author unpacks his text on the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history—the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Ambar examines the role of race, religion and identity politics in the U.S. and U.K. with a look at a 1964 debate speech given by controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X.
The Pulitzer Prize winner explains her interest in the charismatic leader about whom she writes in her latest text, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez.
The award-winning writer dissects his groundbreaking biography of the controversial Black activist, Stokely Carmichael.
Freedman and Harris share the backstory of the tale told in the book, Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights.
We begin the first of two special nights that examine Dr. King’s call for an end to foreign wars and commitment to economic justice.
The celebration of Dr. King’s legacy concludes with an analysis of his stand against the Vietnam War and the growing economic divide that threatened U.S. stability.
In a tribute to Nelson Mandela, Tavis talks with activist-entertainer Harry Belafonte, Rep. Maxine Waters and talk show host Larry King, all of whose paths crossed with this extraordinary man, and also shares a personal memory of the then-ANC deputy president’s 1990 visit to Los Angeles.
In separate conversations, McNair and Braddock comment on the 50th anniversary of the event that galvanized the civil rights movement in the U.S.
The former U.S. attorney reflects on the significance of events in Birmingham, AL 50 years ago.