The Meaning of Freedom

Like Sara's mother, many newly freed slaves in 1865 had to adjust to living in the urban North.

Writer’s Room: Alfre Woodard’s ‘Copper’ Debut

With Alfre Woodard set to make her Copper debut this Sunday, July 28th at 10/9c, we asked series writer Kevin Deiboldt to share insight into the character of Hattie Lemaster.

3 Questions, 2 Biscuits and 1 Cup of Tea with Tom Weston-Jones!

Settle in, and make a cuppa - it's 3 questions, 2 biscuits and 1 cup of tea, with Tom Weston-Jones!

Metropolitan Police Under Siege

Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom explores the hostility the New York Police Department faced during the Civil War.

“Shoving the Queer”: Professional Counterfeiters

Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom details a new type of criminal emerging in Five Points during the late 19th century - professional counterfeiters.