In March of 1971 a group of citizens broke into a small FBI office in Pennsylvania, took every file, and shared them with the public, exposing the FBI's illegal surveillance program of law-abiding Americans. Now, these anonymous citizens share their story
Trace 170 years of history — from daguerreotypes in the days of slavery to more modern times — of African Americans in front of, and behind, the camera.
A filmmaker investigates stories of her controversial great-grandfather, former president of Mexico.
Lives of 5 Russians spanning from Soviet childhoods to fall of USSR and into the new Russia.
A longtime feud between the city of Philadelphia and radical urban group MOVE came to a deadly climax.
Visit the unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and defiant music.
See how a secret Mississippi spy agency sought to preserve segregation during the Civil Rights era.
See how two grassroots coalitions fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
In 1988 a group of Vietnamese boat people attempted to flee their country in search of freedom.
Loreta Velazquez, secret soldier of the American Civil War.
Meet kungfu’s black pioneers and heroes who fluorished at the junction of African American and Asian cultures.
Follow this animated history of global efforts to eradicate poverty.
Remembering the beginnings of the AIDS crisis.
Daisy Bates was a feminist before the term was coined.
Part 1: Road to Resistance
Part 2: The New Generation
Part 3: From Selma to Soweto
Part 4: The Bottom Line
Part 5: Free At Last
What do The Sound of Music, Blazing Saddles, and E.T. have in common?
Follow this filmmaker on a humorous campaign to end Black History Month.
A five-part series chronicling the history of the global anti-apartheid movement.
Jessie Little Doe Baird, a Wampanoag linguist, helps her tribe revive its mother tongue.
Enter the video contest and earn a chance to earn great prizes, including tickets to a taping of Austin City Limits.
From the 1920s through World War II, The National Barn Dance unified rural Americans.
Visit an unusual summer camp for young women where they recreate life in the Antebellum South.
Witness a century of defiant victories that impact Mexico to this day.
One woman filed a historic lawsuit that forever changed the relationship between religion and schools.
This haunting film examines a controversial work of Nazi propaganda.
Back in the USSR, one man created a secret collection of suppressed masterpieces.