World War I had a lasting impact on the American art scene, from recruitment posters to novels and movies. Here's a glimpse into some of that art.
Hip-hop music, pioneered by African-American and Hispanic youth in New York in the 1970s, has since spread across the U.S. and around the world.
Arab Americans constitute about 1 percent of the U.S. population, but they've made important contributions to science, the arts and many other disciplines.
Jerome Grant, Washington native and executive chef of the Sweet Home Café, tells the story of African-American culture through food.
On March 8 the State Department will host #DiasporaVoices, a live-streamed interactive video webchat for diaspora communities.
Valentine's Day traditions around the world range from card exchanges and flowers to romantic dinners, mass wedding ceremonies and more.
Historically black colleges are committed to social justice and view themselves as part of a historical legacy. What else makes them appealing?
Love a good movie, but want something more original than a typical blockbuster? Look for guidance from the Sundance Film Festival.
A week before Donald Trump takes office as the 45th U.S. president, his photo portrait is on display at a Smithsonian Institution museum.