Through the Global Equality Fund, the United States helps support and defend the rights of the LGBTQI+ community around the world.
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 15th annual International Women of Courage Awards recognized 21 women from 15 different countries who fight every day for their communities.
While many countries punish citizens for expressing their views, the United States protects freedom of speech as vital to democracy.
Washington and Lee University professor Ted DeLaney was an example of the many Black academics who have significantly influenced American academia.
The Washington-based museum wants people to know that the Holocaust wasn't inevitable — and that we all have a role in preventing atrocities.
Rosa Parks' refusal to take a back seat on an Alabama bus sparked the civil rights movement. Read more about the memorials that pay tribute to her courage.
Pulitzer Prizes recognize impactful American journalism, whether it's in the form of words, cartoons, photos or the spoken word. Learn why that matters.
In the U.S., dozens of schools are named after civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Learn how three of them embody his teachings all year.