Wendell Scott: First African-American Elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame
One of Danville's most famous native sons has a face that is recognizable not only among scholars of black history, but also among longtime NASCAR fans. Thats because Wendell Scott is known as the man who broke the color barrier in stock car racing - and he did so in 1963 when he became the first (and still the only) black driver to win a race in what is now the Sprint Cup Series.
Kamal Simpson talks to Clare Gittings, Learning Manager at the National Portrait Gallery, about Sarah Forbes Bonetta, who was photographed by Camille Silvy and features in the National Portrait Gallery collection.
This 2008 Emmy nominated documentary pays tribute to the valor and sacrifice of African-American soldiers while shedding light on the discrimination and disregard that at times proved more threatening than the rigors of battle.
Rediscovering the Doctor Who Helped RFK After Shooting
Robert F. Kennedy was shot just over 45 years ago. And while his death has remained a pivotal point of history, the identity of the doctor who tried to help save his life has been lost. CBS News' Michelle Miller digs into the past and makes a surprising discovery.
Arsenio Hall was born in 1956 in Ohio. Hall replaced Joan Rivers as the host of The Late Show in 1987. In 1989, he launched The Arsenio Hall show, becoming the first black late night talk show host. In 2013, Hall made his talk show comeback.