Erasing slavery from Secession
Justifications for slavery
The southern small farmer
How does a romantic portrayal of the past affect current attitudes on race and gender?
The driving force behind Daisy Bates's activism was the murder of her mother.
Role models can make all the difference in a young person's life.
Fred's mother turned her loss into a personal mission to help other kids like her son.
Meet members of the Dalian Acrobatic Troupe as they prepare for the premiere.
Gay rights pioneer Harry Hay strongly identified with the traditions of the nadleehi.
In this companion video, the working conditions that drove Vichea to organize are described.
Say amen, Shelbyville!
Members of a support group struggle to comprehend why their loved ones chose a cult over family.
Archivist Adrian Wood describes how outtakes revealed the lies behind Nazi documentary footage.
An update on the plight of the Nukus Museum.
Who was Gilbert Stuart? His most famous portrait may be more ubiquitous than even the Mona Lisa.
Those who are working to end female genital mutilation -- and some who practice it -- speak out.
Joisel recounts the thrill of his first creation and the years it took to achieve it.
For Joisel, choosing origami as his medium was a bit like falling in love.
From Tolkein to Dungeons & Dragons, Joisel often found inspiration in the fantastical.
For Joisel, his creations were like children, and parting with them cause for suffering.
Joisel's origami seashell is magnificently faithful to the real thing - inside and out.
Via prison telephone, Cyntoia recounts her past choices and hopes for a better future.
Center Point, TX was a "safe haven" for African Americans, with rich musical traditions.
Conrad's classmate, Robert Mims, believed students generally approved of desegregation.
What's happened to the Spirit of Goodwill band musicians since their big performance?
For Conrad - truly the embodiment of "Amazing Grace" - creativity is essential.
How has the earthquake impacted the already dire lives of Haiti's orphans?
On the championship tour, friendships flourish and stereotypes are dispelled.
Both gospel service and creekside chatter give the town it's rhythms and refrains.
Historian Jean Meyer describes how notions of revolution, history, and memory inform the film.