In anticipation of the upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, learn about six notable Americans who have African ancestry.
What are the history and origins of hip-hop? Learn more about the genre here and see how it has inspired artists around the world.
A collection of new murals in Houston draws attention to universal issues such as climate change and education.
Anna May Wong was Hollywood's first Chinese American movie star. Now she is the first Asian American to appear on U.S. currency.
U.S. museums returned 30 bronze artifacts to Nigerian museum officials as part of an ethical return policy for cultural property.
Two State Department programs — OneBeat and Center Stage — bring hundreds of artists from around the world together in the United States.
The U.S. poet laureate works to expand public appreciation of poetry. Ada Limón, a Mexican American poet, is particularly suited to the job.
The Library of Congress uses iconic and lesser-known photographs alike to tell America's story. Learn about some of those images.
World Chess Day is July 20. Take a look at where Americans play chess and learn why the game is increasingly attracting children.