Find videos pertaining to the letters exchanged between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport, Rhode Island.
Episode 9 of "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement" traces the political path to power for Carl Stokes, the founding of the Black Panther Party, and the education experiment in New York's Ocean Hill-Brownsville neighborhood.
Episode 13 of "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement" describes the desegregation and busing of Boston Public Schools, assesses the success of affirmative action in Atlanta, and examines the case of medical student Alan Bakke.
Episode 10 of "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement" illustrates connections between the war in Vietnam and poverty in the US, analyzes the positions of Martin Luther King Jr., and discusses King's assassination.
Episode 7 of "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement" examines Malcolm X and his influence, the struggle to develop new goals and create new strategies in the post-voting rights era, and the call for "Black Power."
Episode 8 of "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement" explores the civil rights movement in northern cities, including the 1967 uprising in Detroit.
This video tells about the men who started the lunch counter sit-ins in Greensboro, NC.
This video tells the story of the Mississippi Voter Registration Project in the 1960s.
Participants of 'The Great Migration' discuss their lives and their reasons for migrating.
Novelists, as well as the actress Mary Badham, who played To Kill a Mockingbird's narrator, Scout, reflect on this character and the ways in which she addresses issues of gender, race relations, and growing up in the South.
James McBride and Rick Bragg read passages from To Kill a Mockingbird on how historical realities of Southern life affect the characters in the novel.
Oprah Winfrey, Tom Brokaw, and others recall their memories and impressions from reading To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time.