A collection of programmes and content marking Black History Month.
Professor Mary King describes how the 1964 record became a symbol of hope.
The rise and fall of the Black Panther Party and its legacy for American black insurgency.
On its 50th anniversary, global figures read Martin Luther King's 'I have a Dream' speech.
Joanna Macgregor nominates the chanteuse and civil rights activist Nina Simone.
The US Supreme Court orders schools to become racially mixed.
The events that led to the recognition of Martin Luther King Jr Day.
Lenny Henry on 100 years of black British theatre and screen.
Sue MacGregor reunites key players involved in the secret talks to free Nelson Mandela.
Singer-songwriter Erykah Badu explores the music generated by the Black Power movement.
Oona King discovers her family's role in the fight for equality for African Americans.
Mike Wooldridge presents some personal memories of Nelson Mandela.
Billy Bragg explores the politics behind the work of folklorist Alan Lomax.
Legendary jazz singer Nina Simone talks about her career and her favourite song.