Facing racism and segregation in their own country, the Harlem Hellfighters became one of the most decorated American combat units serving in World War I.
America's first self-made female millionaire began her path to success with a dream and $1.50 to her name.
Historian Yohuru Williams describes the Civil Rights-era Freedom Rides protests and the Supreme Court decisions that inspired them.
Harriet Tubman, former slave, is known for her role in the underground railroad, but did you know she served in the union army as a soldier and a spy?
Harriet Tubman is known for her legendary efforts to free slaves via the Underground Railroad. And nothing, even the Civil War, would get in the way.
From May 2 to May 5, 1963, thousands of children left their schools in Birmingham, Alabama, to march for civil rights.
Historian Yohuru Williams talks about the Plessy v. Ferguson case and its effects on the Civil Rights Movement.
After her husband became pastor, Coretta Scott King joined the choir at the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. Hear two of her friends and members of the congregation remember Mrs. King’s legacy and her voice.
How did the NAACP (the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) get its start? What needs and issues does it address, and what has it accomplished since it was founded in 1909?
Anthony Martini tells a story of how his son doesn't see skin color in a prejudiced way; and that the election of President Obama confirms that MLK's vision of the future has started to come true.