Four African-American women who were instrumental in launching the U.S. space program are getting the highest civilian honor bestowed by the U.S. Congress.
How much do you know about African-American achievements in civil rights, technology, sports and more? Test your knowledge and share your results!
Frederick Douglass' powerful story of his life as a slave and his escape to freedom is inspiring writers and readers far beyond the U.S.
February is Black History Month. Learn what inspired dozens of countries to name thousands of streets after Martin Luther King Jr.
American women excel in fields from Wall Street to the auto industry to the art world. Read about the accomplishments of seven who are making an impact.
Learn what a recent peace accord between Ethiopia and Eritrea means for two businessmen hailing from each country and now living in the Washington area.
Learn why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants a more diverse foreign service and how the State Department reflects America’s changing demographics.
Every fall since 1903 the World Series is played to determine baseball's champion team. This year for the first time both managers are from minority groups.
Katherine Johnson, a trailblazing mathematician whose calculations for NASA were part of a blockbuster movie, just celebrated her 100th birthday.