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Versatile Paralympian poised for another medal run

Born in Ukraine, Oksana Masters is a double-amputee who has become one of America’s most versatile Paralympians, winning medals in both the Winter and Summer Games.

Media freedom is important. Here’s what you can do.

Journalists are threatened worldwide more than ever before, yet a free press is key to a healthy, equitable society.
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Faces of religious persecution: Rafida Bonya Ahmed [video]

Islamic militants attacked author Rafida Bonya Ahmed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2015. She calls for mutual respect among people of different faiths.
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U.S. special envoy for Holocaust issues looks to the past —...

Learn how diplomat Cherrie Daniels approaches her new job, and why she believes Holocaust education is essential for young people.
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A teenager proposes a hijab emoji

Rayouf Alhumedhi, a teen from Berlin, has asked the Unicode Consortium to further its efforts on diversity by developing hijab-wearing emojis.
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President Trump stands up for religious freedom

At a meeting of world leaders at the United Nations, President Trump called on countries to protect religious freedom and end persecution based on beliefs.

When free speech was attacked, it only inspired more free speech

Cartoonists around the world reacted to the January 7 terror attack at the office of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris by publishing their...
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U.S. condemns deaths, arrests in Iran

The U.S. supports the people of Iran and denounces the recent imprisonment of Iranians who were speaking out against government corruption.

Protect your bottom line, protect all your employees

If you want to be successful in business, you have to provide equal opportunity. How LGBTI anti-discrimination policies increase productivity and morale.