After leading Harlem Hellfighters in battle, renowned band leader lost his life in backstage fracas
Mexican-Americans' brave stand against city politicians, the Catholic Church, and the police changed labor history
Repudiated decision upheld presidential power to counter perceived national security threats
American statutes barring interracial sex and marriage were model for anti-Jewish Nuremberg laws
Destroyed in the war, isolated Virginia rail junction was rebuilt in a spirit of reconciliation
From Dred Scott to anchor babies, 'Born in the USA' has caused hot debate
The son of a sharecropper, Mississippi-born Jesse Leeroy Brown would do whatever it took to become a pilot and break the navy's color barrier
A decade before he was gunned down, a madwoman stuck a shiv in the civil rights leader's chest.