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Women boost sustainable farming in U.S.

U.S. women farmers are growing more organic crops and selling their locally produced products to consumers in their communities.
2 women standing in kitchen (Courtesy of Koshari Mama)

Family brings Cairo’s street food to Boston    

Meet the mother and daughter whose vegan restaurant in Boston is bringing traditional Egyptian cooking to the United States.
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Offering a fuller picture of Indigenous Maryland

A new mobile app created by an American University professor helps users learn about the past and present contributions of Indigenous peoples.
Nicole Aunapu Mann in flight suit in training cockpit (© SpaceX/NASA)

Trailblazer Nicole Aunapu Mann to lead team to space station

She grew up among members of the Round Valley Indian Tribes. Her love of math and science may place her among the first women on the moon.
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Mary McLeod Bethune’s extraordinary life

Learn more about the life of teacher, college president and activist Mary McLeod Bethune and her recent honorary statue in the U.S. Capitol.
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Historically Black colleges and universities are leaders in Fulbright Program

The State Department honored 19 historically Black colleges and universities as leaders in the Fulbright Program. Learn more.
Woman holding shofar as girl blows on it in front of mountain (© Nathan Bilow/AP Images)

A fall tradition: American Jews observe holy days

Learn about the Jewish holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. This is part of a series on the ways Americans observe religious holidays.
Graphic comparing facts about American Muslims with general U.S. population (State Dept./F. Carter)

Muslims are finding success in American society

A recent poll of American Muslims shows a community that is an integral and thriving part of U.S. life. Find out more.
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A unified push against hate and violence

President Biden is launching a new effort to prevent hate-fueled violence and promote unity around the country.