Anna May Wong spent her acting career resisting racism and typecasting in Hollywood.
Ynés Mexía became one of the most accomplished plant collectors of her time.
Maggie Lena Walker was the first African-American woman bank founder and president.
Cultural critic Fran Lebowitz on why she would ask Toni Morrison for advice.
Toni Morrison recalls the time a Black childhood friend had been praying for blue eyes.
Director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders talks about how he first met Toni Morrison.
The Mae West film "She Done Him Wrong" was credited with helping to save Paramount.
Mae West's persona was inspired by the fashion trends of the 1890's.
Miles Davis recorded "gems" while fulfilling an obligation to Prestige Records.
The Miles Davis Estate offered unprecedented access to its archive for this film.
Miles Davis' son Erin talks about the Prince album that his father played over and over.
Director Stanley Nelson on how this is more than just a film about a jazz musician.