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Remembering the man who inspired ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’

Learn about Josiah Henson, who escorted 118 enslaved people to freedom and whose life story inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe to write "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
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These notable LGBTI Americans are economic drivers

From retail to travel to high-tech innovation, LGBTI employees are an asset in the workplace. Learn about the contributions they make in corporate America.
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A master tailor’s journey from Auschwitz to the White House

At age 88, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield still makes handmade suits for presidents and celebrities. See what makes him truly remarkable.
Abid Riaz Qureshi (© AP images)

Obama nominates Muslim American as federal judge

President Obama has nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to be a federal judge. If confirmed, he would be the first Muslim American to serve in such a role.
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In Minnesota, non-Muslims visit mosques during Ramadan

A Minnesota program promotes the state's neighborly spirit by arranging for hundreds of non-Muslims to visit mosques during Ramadan.
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Native American fashion now: Pushing boundaries

Today's Native American fashion and jewelry designers are taking their place in the fashion industry, while redefining what "Native" is — or isn't.
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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.
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Pride 2017 in photos: The worldwide LGBTI community celebrates

Check out some events in the month-long celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) rights.
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He gave President Obama the most futuristic fist bump

Ten years after he was paralyzed, Nathan Copeland could feel President Obama's handshake — and fist bump — thanks to a robotic arm with the sense of touch.