Black women have been leaders in the fight for rights for hundreds of years, paving the way for today's Black Americans in politics.
The U.S. government's highest honor for folk and traditional arts went to 10 fellows this year, who showcased their talents March 4. Learn more here.
The Library of Congress is diversifying its collection and engaging with communities of color with the help of a recent $15 million grant.
Women have accomplished many political milestones in the history of the United States. See their photos and learn about what they've achieved.
Washington and Lee University professor Ted DeLaney was an example of the many Black academics who have significantly influenced American academia.
A new museum chronicles the ascent of Black American music in the United States and its wider influence over 50 different music genres.
Learn about Dr. Patricia Bath, Dr. Dorothy Brown and Dr. Mae Jemison's contributions to STEM fields and their groundbreaking work.
The 117th U.S. Congress broke a number of records, with more women and minorities representing districts and states around the country.
Diplomats aren't just white men in pin-striped suits anymore. African Americans challenged that idea, leading to a more diverse, agile U.S. Foreign Service.