In a few years, the U.S. $20 bill will feature Harriet Tubman. Learn more about this extraordinary woman and the Underground Railroad.
Refusing to allow her hearing disability to be a barrier, Leah Katz-Hernandez greets visitors and world leaders before they meet with President Obama.
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.
Melania Trump will soon become the second foreign-born first lady in a "nation of immigrants." Slovenians remember their native daughter.
In the 13 years that Cristeta Comerford has served as White House executive chef, she has seen — and made — history along the way. Learn more about her.
Meet America's first black Marines, known as the Montford Pointers, and learn how they got their name.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield is different from the typical diplomat. Yet her background and perspectives are important parts of America’s story.
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.
African-American history is personal for Spirit Trickey, daughter of Minnijean Brown of the Little Rock Nine.