Rick Hall and multiple musicians try to nail down the Muscle Shoals sound.
Soul singer Percy Sledge recounts his journey from a cotton field to making it big at FAME Studios.
Ali is confronted by David Susskind on live television about his actions.
A Nation of Islam minister recalls his first meeting with Ali.
Some of the black civil rights leaders became suspicious when white agents started showing up at their meetings.
There were some activists who gave up on the movement and ended up on the “other side."
Civil rights activists from Ohio prepared themselves “to be beaten, to be put in jail, and to be killed.”
AIDS activists “bring the dead” to the White House.
Behind the Rainbow is a behind-the-scenes look at South Africa's seemingly miraculous transformation.
Do limited options make drugs seem like opportunities?
The Wire's David Simon on the downsides of the drug war.
In 1961, a brash 39-year-old social worker named Whitney Young set out to break the corporate color barrier.
Gene Robinson's sermon at the New York City Pride Parade
Bishop Robinson describes persevering in the face of hatred.
An Indonesian street musician sings for personal change.
A health crisis catalyzes a political movement.
The terrible and rapid effect of AIDS.
Though decimated in numbers, a community grows stronger.
A civil rights firebrand still inspires fascination and fear.
A point where caution ends and cowardice begins.
A miscarriage of justice or conspiracy to silence?
A civil rights hero who put her life on the line.
Turning a childhood tragedy into the pursuit of justice.
Retiring from the struggle, but not from the cause.
Gender as a spectrum, not a divide
Striving to be accepted, not tolerated
"This is how I'm gonna be"
Prejudice and politics wounded Conrad deeply, but in the media she appeared stoic.
What happened in Three Rivers changed the lives of millions.