The White House’s African-American influence

You can tell a lot about people from what they hang on the walls of their home. The paintings in the White House demonstrate...

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.
Girls wearing costumes in St. Patrick's Day parade (© AP Images)

Everyone is Irish on March 17

When people think of St. Patrick's Day, they usually think of green clothes, corned beef, green beer and parades — none of which are originally Irish!

Meet American Sikhs

American Sikhs find living in the U.S. a rewarding experience with great opportunities.
Alix Schoelcher Idrache standing in formation and crying (DOD/U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Vito T. Bryant)

Photo of Haitian-born West Point grad goes viral

Alix Schoelcher Idrache, an immigrant from Haiti, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and soon became an online sensation.
A dancer performing (© AP Images)

In the U.S., Cinco de Mayo is a day of festivals

Americans celebrate Mexican-American culture on Cinco de Mayo. In this photo gallery, take a spin through these colorful festivals around the U.S.
Young man seated on bench, with dog (Courtesy of University of South Carolina)

Advice from autistic Rhodes Scholar [video]

Newly selected Rhodes Scholar Jory Fleming is the most honored student in the University of South Carolina’s 215-year history. He is also autistic.
Cartoon monkey and two humans pointing at the moon (© Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Curious George returns — to help his Muslim friend

Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat help their new friend, Kareem, celebrate Ramadan to help children learn about different cultures.

‘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.