social activism

Illustration of pea wearing crown while sitting at long table (© Nikita Kravtsov/Courtesy of the Ukrainian Museum)

U.S. museums celebrate Ukrainian culture

There are over a million Ukrainian Americans in the United States — and many museums in the U.S. dedicated to preserving their culture.
Hiker climbing mountain (© Full Circle)

Outdoor adventure for all

New groups have formed to get more people from underrepresented backgrounds to participate in outdoor adventure sports. Learn about them.
Hands gripping large rainbow cloth stretching along street (© Nelson Antoine/AP Images)

Honoring Pride worldwide [photo gallery]

Today's Pride events celebrate diversity and emphasize the LGBTQI+ community's desire for equal rights and justice.
Combo photo showing two men and two women posing for portraits (© Bettmann/Getty Images; © Sabina Louise Pierce/The New York Times/Redux; © Richard Drew/AP Images; © Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

LGBTQI+ people: Making history throughout history

June is Pride Month. Meet some of the amazing members of the LGBTQI+ community who made history in their fields.
Woman speaking into microphone while holding sign (© John Lamparski/Getty Images)

Russian-speaking communities in New York rally for Ukraine

Meet New York City residents whose families came from Russia and other parts of the former Soviet Union who support Ukraine.
Man working in restaurant seen through window (© Emrah Gurel/AP Images)

Uyghurs abroad suffer ‘collective grief’

Many Uyghurs who live outside the People's Republic of China struggle with not knowing the fate of their loved ones in China.
Woman holding baby talking to another woman and surrounded by young children (© Godong/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)

American teachers educate and inspire

During Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate American teachers who are making an impact around the world.
Billie Holiday singing at a microphone (© MIchael Ochs Archive/Getty Images)

Jazz musicians advanced America’s civil rights

April is Jazz Appreciation Month. Listen to some of the music American jazz artists recorded before and during the civil rights movement.
Two girls standing next to table with sunflowers (© Connie Leinbach/Ocracoke Observer)

U.S. communities rally around Ukrainian exchange students

Four Ukrainian students are spending the academic year in the U.S. Find out how they are adapting as their homeland is at war.