As new Americans become citizens, July 4 is a special day
Immigrants from around the world will be sworn in as naturalized U.S. citizens on America’s Independence Day.
Biden tackles discriminatory housing policies and mass incarceration
President Biden signed four executive orders to advance racial equity in the United States. Learn more about how the orders address systemic racism.
Religious freedom: A basic right [poster]
Freedom of religion is a basic right in the United States. It is an important component of American democracy and of America's diverse society.
Susan Ahn Cuddy, Asian American trailblazer [video]
Susan Ahn Cuddy was a trailblazer in U.S. military history. Watch a video charting her accomplishments.
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.
After Olympic glory, diver Greg Louganis becomes a champion for others
U.S. diving great Greg Louganis is returning to the Olympics as a mentor to the U.S. team and serves as an inspiration to others in many ways.
The ‘perfect’ Ramadan food … grown in the USA
Muslims traditionally break their fast with a bowl of dates. If you're observing Ramadan in the U.S., it's a good bet those dates come from California.
The new face of U.S. currency: An African-American ‘Lady Liberty’
For the first time in the history of U.S. currency, the United States will make a coin featuring Lady Liberty as an African-American woman.
American Muslims can depend on halal food
For Ramadan, learn about two American organizations that review and certify various goods to ensure they are halal, meaning they comply with Islamic law.