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Melania Trump as Slovenians knew her

Melania Trump will soon become the second foreign-born first lady in a "nation of immigrants." Slovenians remember their native daughter.

He won a Nobel Prize, and helping students is in his...

Nobel laureate and microbiologist Aziz Sancar helps students from his native Turkey adjust to the U.S., and introduces U.S. students to Turkish culture.
Two women in character costumes (© Marvel Studios 2018)

Black Panther shatters stereotypes and promotes science

Black Panther, the first Hollywood blockbuster centered on a black superhero and to star a mostly black cast, is defying long-held stereotypes about Africans and women.
Muslims and non-Muslims sharing meal (Courtesy of MAS Minnesota)

In Minnesota, non-Muslims visit mosques during Ramadan

A Minnesota program promotes the state's neighborly spirit by arranging for hundreds of non-Muslims to visit mosques during Ramadan.

As an African-American woman, she was not the typical U.S. diplomat

Linda Thomas-Greenfield is different from the typical diplomat. Yet her background and perspectives are important parts of America’s story.

American Muslims mark Ramadan with iftars, prayer and public service

Prayer, fasting, gathering with friends and family at iftar, and engaging in community service are ways that American Muslims celebrate Ramadan.

‘I spent 10 years of my life going back in time’

African-American history is personal for Spirit Trickey, daughter of Minnijean Brown of the Little Rock Nine.

When the world doesn’t recognize you for who you truly are,...

When transgender model and advocate Geena Rocero went public with her personal story, she explained that birth gender doesn't always match who you are inside. November...
A mixed-race family (Courtesy of Mike Tauber)

Who are Americans? It’s complicated, especially in terms of race

“Where are you from?” The question, seemingly simple, is anything but clear in the United States. It could be asking where you were born, where...