The Obamas, Raúl Castro and others overlooking people on baseball field (© AP Images)

Presidential sports visits around the world

President Obama is a big sports fan. Check out photos from memorable presidential sports visits, beginning with the latest in Cuba.

Arabic education on the rise in U.S. public schools

More American public schools are adding Arabic-language learning to their curriculum to teach about diversity and culture.

Seen but not always heard: documenting stories of the deaf

Meet Erin Moriarty Harrelson. A student of anthropology and a Fulbright–National Geographic fellow, she documents the experiences of deaf Cambodians. One in 20 Cambodians...
Dorothy Height next to her portrait (© AP Images)

Postage stamp honors ‘godmother of civil rights’

The U.S. Postal Service honors Dorothy Height with a stamp. Her work on behalf of African Americans and women spanned seven decades.

How can you be Muslim in America? Meet someone who knows....

“I’m just like every other American,” says Palestinian American Israa Al-Sayyed. “I just have this different set of beliefs on certain things.”
Photo collage with close-up photos of five people (First four @Shutterstock; @ AP Images)

Test your knowledge of African-American history [quiz]

How much do you know about African-American achievements in civil rights, technology, sports and more? Test your knowledge and share your results!

America’s first Muslim-majority city council

Immigrant groups to the U.S. have a similar story of influence: economic impact, culture and politics. What do these new different perspectives mean?
Snowboarder flying in air (© Getty Images)

Snowboard phenom Chloe Kim ready for Winter Games in South Korea...

Seventeen-year-old American snowboarder Chloe Kim is ready to wow the world in the halfpipe event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

These companies focus on rights to find success

Smart companies emphasize diversity, inclusion, transparency and community engagement in the workplace. This promotes human rights and is good for business.