Alice Walker made history as the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize.
In gaining a family, 13 year old Weynsht mus leave behind everything she has ever know.
Follow Ali's battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service.
Watch the trailer.
Quadriplegic Luther Hillman has signed up to be euthanized in return for his wife’s medical care.
Take a hard look at the War on Drugs.
Meet kungfu’s black pioneers and heroes who fluorished at the junction of African American and Asian cultures.
While many activists were taking it to the streets, Whitney Young, Jr. was taking it to the boardroom.
Is soul food a sacrament ... or a sin?
One year in the life of a city grappling with violence.
Meet Elmo's best friend, Kevin
Daisy Bates was a feminist before the term was coined.
A look back at the Black Power movement.
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
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.
Byron Hurt examines representations of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in hip-hop culture.
What led Cyntoia — who grew-up in a reasonable home environment — to this tragic end?
Organizing women to plant trees became an act of political resistance in Kenya.
Shelbyville is not Mayberry anymore.
Basquiat was the wunderkind of New York's Lower East Side.
Working class Kaya and his family face a hard choice when invited back to wealthy San Francisco.
Follow the unlikely story of America's original shock-jock.
She made a split-second decision that changed everything.
Bigotry knocked her down ... but her music knocked back.
When the ANC won power in South Africa, they had to govern alongside their oppressors.