The labor leader turned the struggles of Mexican American farmworkers into a national issue, impressing the minister who had led the way in the Civil Rights Movement.
During her trip to confront Colleen Shipman, Nowak reportedly wore diapers to avoid bathroom breaks. Her actions inspired the 2019 movie 'Lucy in the Sky.'
Brought to life in 1940, the Caped Crusader's arch-nemesis has continued to inspire artists and actors, with Joaquin Phoenix as the latest to don the clown makeup.
Gandhi felt it was his responsibility to spread the message and power of non-violence, even appealing to the Nazi Dictator twice.
The baseball icon became one of his sport’s great players and left a legacy defined by his compassion and commitment to the well-being of others.
Throughout her life, the Supreme Court justice had many roadblocks — like diabetes — that tried to derail her path to Washington.
Eight women were mysteriously murdered in Jennings, Louisiana from 2005-2009 and as the investigation progressed, the small town's dark secrets began to unravel.
Since their mother's tragic death, the royals vow to keep her memory strong through their charitable hearts and loving actions.
On September 12, 1953, the future president and first lady married in a wedding that garnered national attention, but it wasn't without several bumps in the road.
Zimbabwe’s former prime minister and president went from freedom fighter to obsessed power player during his 37-year rule.
Members of the Wild Bunch, the robbers' life and death inspired the 1969 movie starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford.
The royal couple's love story had a romantic beginning but their relationship was rattled by her early ascension to the throne five years into their marriage.
Led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, these stars were accused of being a member of the Communist Party or sympathetic to foreign powers during the Cold War.
These black athletes broke barriers, represented their communities and made history with their impressive athletic skills.
On August 8, 1969, photographer Iain Macmillan captures the Beatles crossing the street outside of their Abbey Road studio. The photo becomes one of music's most iconic album covers.
Explore the many ways in which Latina women have broken gender and cultural barriers.
The 28 month-long trip was the first American expedition to cross west of the Mississippi River.