Women who fought for the vote in the U.S. faced stiff opposition. The way they prevailed serves as an example for women around the world fighting for their rights.
See how Iranians and other activists in the world challenge their governments' illegal actions using civil, nonviolent methods.
A century ago, corrupt political machines that made their leaders rich thrived in U.S. cities. But people came together to reform the system.
With plastic bottles and flying balloons, two brothers — North Korean defectors — use different strategies to spread information in the closed society.
Ten young change makers from all over the world, winners of the U.S. 2018 Emerging Young Leaders Award, are spending two weeks in the United States.
Social media have changed the way the world gets its news and allowed citizen journalists to use Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook and other platforms to report on what's important in their communities.
These eight women used nonviolent resistance and changed the course of history. Learn more about them as we honor Women's History Month.
First lady Melania Trump, bestowing the secretary of state's 2018 International Women of Courage Award, explains why this year's honorees are role models for everyone.
A new website, civilrightstrail.com, uses 360-degree videos, historical comparison photos, interviews and interactive maps to guide visitors along important civil rights sites across the southern United States.