Civil Rights Movement
"The fifth little girl" didn’t get support, nor medical care, nor counseling, for an act that her lawyers said was motivated by the rhetoric of then-Gov. George Wallace.
Fifty years later, a handful of the places that fed, housed, and bailed out young freedom fighters remain. Historian Frederick Douglass Opie tells us about three of them.
Return to Resurrection City with Jill Freedman's stunning documentation of a six-week protest on the National Mall.
Remembering comedian and cultural icon Dick Gregory's brilliance and bad jokes.
Artist Sam Durant finds the poetry in protest language and renders it in neon.
The artist uses the whole spectrum to rethink the results of Reconstruction.
The iconic photographer documented a movement and democracy in action.
We caught up with director Raoul Peck to talk about the author's legacy, politics, and the ever-presence of history.
The openly gay political strategist and singer is in the shadows of a movement he helped mastermind.
From Malcolm X to Madame Mama Bush, these photos offer varying visions of how the Civil Rights Movement affected black life.
Zimmerman's attempt to commodify and capitalize on the death of Trayvon Martin is a phenomenon that has been happening in American since well before the founding of this country.