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Through her podcast "WEghur Stories," Mukaddas Mijit is shining a light on the culture of a people who are often portrayed as victims
A tireless advocate for human rights and democracy, Desmond Tutu inspired people the world over. See how Americans are paying tribute.
Throughout 2021, Americans in a wide range of occupations were honored for their achievements. Learn how their work is shaping our world.
A small Lady Liberty statue that France sent to the U.S. spent Independence Day on Ellis Island near her iconic big sister. Where is she now?
The U.S. works to free political prisoners around the world. Learn about several of those who have been unjustly detained.
American students are participating in the democratic process, from choosing classroom leaders to creating change in their communities.
Democracy is how voices are heard and progress is made. Watch how living up to the ideals of liberty and equality takes constant work.
On November 7, the Ortega regime used coercion, scare tactics and cronyism to declare itself the winner of sham elections.
President Biden will host the Summit for Democracy, a virtual event with governments, civil society and private sector groups, December 9–10.