While women around the world have been breaking barriers for decades, Iranian women have struggled to gain back the basic human freedoms they lost in 1979.
President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo send warm greetings to everyone celebrating Nowruz in the U.S. and around the world.
See how children and adults participated in traditional Persian New Year activities at the Smithsonian's 11th annual Nowruz celebration.
A growing number of deaf-friendly and signing-first businesses — which use sign language as their primary form of communication — are opening in the U.S.
How much do you know about African-American achievements in civil rights, technology, sports and more? Test your knowledge and share your results!
The United States has long shared a special affinity for the people of Tibet, and hosts an annual "Losar" event with Tibetan friends and officials.
Frederick Douglass' powerful story of his life as a slave and his escape to freedom is inspiring writers and readers far beyond the U.S.
February is Black History Month. Learn what inspired dozens of countries to name thousands of streets after Martin Luther King Jr.
American women excel in fields from Wall Street to the auto industry to the art world. Read about the accomplishments of seven who are making an impact.