The African American history scholar unpacks his biography of one of the most controversial and important leaders of the civil rights movement.
President of the foundation named after his brother, slain civil rights worker Andrew, Goodman recalls memories of Freedom Summer 1964.
One of the most acclaimed documentarians in the business, Burns discusses his latest film, which unlocks the importance of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
Twenty years after the fall of apartheid and the first free elections in South Africa, Newman takes a look at the country today and discusses her text, After Freedom.
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.
The award-winning author discusses his choice of President Woodrow Wilson as a biography subject.
The world mourns the loss of a man who dedicated his life to fighting for equality. Nelson Mandela was a defiance symbol of how one man can make a difference.