The U.S. is a land of immigrants, welcoming people from other nations, faiths and backgrounds. Augustus Sherman photographed many Ellis Island arrivals.
Melania Trump will soon become the second foreign-born first lady in a "nation of immigrants." Slovenians remember their native daughter.
“Through literature you really can get a window into the soul of a society,” says Heba El-Shazli, who teaches literature courses at a Washington bookstore.
Japanese, Thai, Korean, Indian, Burmese and other Asian cuisines are increasingly available in grocery stores and restaurants in the United States.
Many U.S. universities have chaplains who engage students in dialogues, organize service projects and help out in times of personal crisis.
Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, a white teenage girl with a conservative Virginia upbringing, became an unlikely civil rights hero in the Jim Crow era.
In trade, trust is essential between buyers and sellers. How can distant strangers begin to build that trust? Diaspora communities can be the bridge.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau's latest data, surnames from around the world are becoming more prevalent in the list of popular surnames in the U.S.
When she blasts off in May 2018, Jeanette Epps will make history as the first African-American crew member on the International Space Station.