Man with tattooed arm (Mark Seliger)

Embracing life after hate

Christian Picciolini used to be a member of a neo-Nazi skinhead group. Now he works "to counter the seeds of hate we once planted."
American flag showing gift of cows from Maasai people to U.S. after 9/11 (Collection 9/11 Memorial Museum, Gift of Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah and the Maasai people of Kenya, Photograph by Matt Flynn)

Why September 12 matters so much to America

Countries around the world showed kindness to the United States after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001.
Woman sitting holding sleeping child in her lap (© AP Images)

Protecting religious and ethnic minorities from Daesh atrocities

The international community will meet to discuss ways we can protect religious and ethnic minorities whose homelands are occupied by Daesh.
Four girls sitting on the ground at the National Mall holding a sign that reads, 'Muslims Against Violence' (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

U.S. Muslims rally against terrorism

U.S. Muslims gather on the National Mall with other citizens at an interfaith rally to reject violence and terrorism committed in the name of religion.
Crowd surrounding flowers in vigil for victims (© AP Images)

Obama: We stand in solidarity with France

President Obama condemns the July 14 attack upon a Bastille Day celebration in Nice, France, and expresses U.S. solidarity and partnership with France.
Refugee girls posing (@REFGotTalent/Twitter)

‘Life continues’ — Syrian refugees rock talent contest

They have been practicing their moves in Arbat refugee camp in Iraq for this one moment: a shot at fun and stardom in a show called “Refugees Got Talent.”
Rainbow flag reading 'Our hearts are with the victims of the Orlando attack' (© AP Images)

U.S. Muslims denounce ‘cowardly act’ in Orlando

Muslims in the U.S. show their solidarity with victims of the Orlando massacre by speaking out against hate and violence and donating blood for survivors.
President Obama speaking at podium (© AP Images)

‘This was an act of terror and an act of hate’

President Obama expresses his condolences to those affected by the mass shooting and suspected terrorist attack at a gay nightclub.
People crowded into back of large truck (© AP Images)

U.S. recommits to helping the world end genocide

The Atrocities Prevention Board monitors worldwide threats to civilians, takes steps to prevent atrocities and, if prevention fails, mobilizes a response.