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In Anniston, Alabama, an angry mob stoned and firebombed the Greyhound bus holding some of the original Freedom Riders.

American Experience: Freedom Riders

The inspiring story of a courageous band of young civil-rights activists who journeyed through the Deep South in 1961. Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS-HD 6.

Tucson in the mid-twentieth century was fraught with racial discrimination, as told by some who experienced it and fought against it.

A Peek Through the Barriers

Arizona Illustrated offers an exclusive preview of Barrios and Barriers, the AZPM original documentary about Tucson's place in the civil rights movement

Arizona Heritage

History Moment: El Conquistador

From Grand Hotel to Walmart

Fronteras Desk reporter Michel Marizco speaks with border historian Rebecca Orozco about the politics of the U.S.-Mexico border and how history often repeats itself.

Nothing New Along the Border

Border scholar discusses the long history of border violence, tension and questions about protection

Web Feature: "A Mountaintop Experience"

Freedom Rider Jim Zwerg tells his story of struggle and sacrifice for civil rights

Kimberly Craft interviews Susan Vance about her book, "Tropic Born, War Torn," a memoir that takes place in the Philippines during World War II.

Tropic Born, War Torn

In a new memoir, one local author describes her family's exodus from the Philippines during WWII

Web Feature: A Civil Rights Legacy

In life, and now in death, one reverend helps shape Tucson’s struggle for equality

History Moment: Miracle Mile

Organizations in Tucson host a 4th annual open house and tour of the historic road

Demion Clinco tells us about historic houses along Speedway Boulevard, right near campus.

History Moment: The Cannon and Douglas House

Two houses along Speedway Boulevard near the University of Arizona campus are historic--and often overlooked

The Mountain View Motel on Miracle Mile

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Historian Demion Clinco talks about the historic Wilmot Library.

History Moment: The Wilmot Library

The Wilmot Library, one of the first opened in the Tucson Public Library system, re-opens after a year of architectural rehabilitation and expansion

Demion Clinco talks about the historic Indian Ridge neighborhood.

History Moment: Indian Ridge

Indian Ridge, a glimpse of what Tucson was like during the 1950’s.

Demion Clinco, President of the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation, talks about the historic Mountain View Black Officers Club.

History Moment: Mountain View Officers Club

At Fort Huachuca, one building captures the history and spirit of the WWII-era Black military

We visit Tubac Presidio State Historic Park which has been run by volunteers since May 2010.

Keeping Parks Up and Running

Volunteers are vital for success of state parks that had been slated to close.

The Archeological Treasures of Homolovi State Park

Discover a place in Northern Arizona that is sacred land to the Hopi, a budget-troubled state park, and a storehouse of ancient relics.

Kimberly Craft discusses Father Eusebio Kino's heritage and plans to commemorate the 300th year of his death  with Diana Hadley and Gloria Alvillar, from Friends of Tucson's Birthplace.

300 Years of History

Supporters planting mission gardens to remember the spirit of Father Eusebio Kino

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