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Scimitar-horned oryx in Chad (© Environment Agency–Abu Dhabi)

Rare antelopes return to Africa

Earth Day is April 22. Celebrate a success story and learn about the reintroduction of the oryx to the wild.
Teacher in classroom with students (Waterbury Public Schools)

Touring Africa, top teacher finds curiosity about U.S. schools [video]

America's teacher of the year tells African teachers that U.S. schools aren't just about tests, but also about sparking creativity and innovation.
Koichi Wakata (right) helping Jeanette Epps fasten something on space suit (NASA)

Meet the 1st African-American crew member on the space station

When she blasts off in May 2018, Jeanette Epps will make history as the first African-American crew member on the International Space Station.
"Google Africa" on T-shirt (© AP Images)

Africa’s first Google coding champ is self-taught

Nji Collins Gbah, a 17-year-old Cameroonian who taught himself to code, is the first African student to win the grand prize in Google’s Code-in competition.
President Trump, Ben Carson and Carson's wife at African-American museum (© AP Images)

Trump tours African-American museum

“This tour was a meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry,” President Trump said at the African-American museum.
Person handling tomatoes at market stall (@ AP Images)

For small farmers in East Africa, a new tool for getting...

A new digital platform called 2KUZE is set to revolutionize how farmers get their goods to market in East Africa and make more money for them.
Donald Trump and others seated in a room (© AP Images)

Trump honors African Americans

President Trump issues a proclamation for African American History Month 2017, commemorating the role African Americans have played in U.S. history.
Front and back of gold coin (U.S. Mint)

The new face of U.S. currency: An African-American ‘Lady Liberty’

For the first time in the history of U.S. currency, the United States will make a coin featuring Lady Liberty as an African-American woman.
Three women talking at a table. (D.A. Peterson/Dept. of State)

What these young women took home to Africa after meeting Michelle...

Here are three women who met Michelle Obama during her trip to Morocco, and then visited her in Washington. They have plans to encourage girls to learn.