Woman standing and gesturing across from table with three seated women (Courtesy Joelle McIntosh)

U.S. sends teachers all over the world

State Department programs send U.S. educators overseas to teach and to learn from their global peers. Learn how these programs change lives.
Men sitting with prayer rugs outdoors (© Seth Wenig/AP Images)

Eid traditions in the United States

Many Muslim Americans gather for special prayers and feasts with family to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.
Combination photo of three people (© Antar Hanif, Courtesy of Saffron Road Foods and Courtesy of Turajii Shakoor)

Muslim-owned small businesses thrive in America

America's Muslim entrepreneurs are active in many industries. Discover why they love their work, and learn from their business advice.
People gathered at a food truck (© Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Muslim Americans celebrate Ramadan

See how some foods that Muslim Americans prepare for Ramadan reflect their diverse cultures and traditions.
Illustration of silhouettes of people in crowd (© Shutterstock.com)

State Department’s historic plan to advance equity in U.S. foreign policy

Learn more about the Biden-Harris administration's efforts to ensure racial minorities and underserved communities are protected worldwide.
Christine Abizaid gesturing and talking as Biden stands nearby (© Susan Walsh/AP Images)

April is National Arab American Heritage Month

President Biden and Secretary Blinken celebrate Arab American contributions to American society. Over 3.5 million Arab Americans live in the United States.
Black-and-white photo of Jackie Robinson swinging bat in baseball stadium (© AP Images)

Celebrate baseball great Jackie Robinson with this poster

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson took his position at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Seventy-five years later, his legacy lives on.
Poster celebrating jazz, with illustration of Jon Batiste leaning back, smiling, with eyes closed, playing a melodica (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Meet Oscar-winning jazz artist Jon Batiste [poster]

For Jazz Appreciation Month, learn about Jon Batiste, a young American jazz musician who has won numerous awards, including an Oscar in 2021.
Billie Holiday singing at a microphone (© MIchael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)

Jazz musicians advanced America’s civil rights

April is Jazz Appreciation Month. Listen to some of the music American jazz artists recorded before and during the civil rights movement.