Why couldn't the slaves have resisted—or pulled themselves up from their bootstraps after emancipation?
As a group of black teenagers awaited execution, the Communist Party and the NAACP bickered over their legal defense.
A new memorial and museum in Montgomery, Alabama, challenges the nation to acknowledge its crimes.
Now an icon of the Civil Rights Movement, Nash was arrested dozens of times for non-violent protests—including while six months pregnant.
He was an athletic phenomenon who broke the NFL's "color barrier."
To craft legal discrimination, the Third Reich studied the United States.
In the 1950s, the beach wasn’t open to everyone.
Find out how a couple in love brought forward the landmark case, Loving v. Virginia, which forever changed the color of marriage in the United States.
For nearly 30 years, a guide called the “Negro Motorist Green Book” provided African Americans with advice on safe places to eat and sleep when they traveled through the Jim Crow-era United States