Frederick Douglass' powerful story of his life as a slave and his escape to freedom is inspiring writers and readers far beyond the U.S.
On February 2, Venezuelans took to the streets in support of constitutionally appointed interim President Juan Guaidó.
A century ago, corrupt political machines that made their leaders rich thrived in U.S. cities. But people came together to reform the system.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad survived torture and rape by ISIS. She is an outspoken advocate for the Yazidis of northern Iraq.
A Canadian-Iranian dual national — arrested by Iranian authorities for his environmental work and contact with foreigners — died during interrogation.
Nasrin Sotoudeh is among the more than 800 political prisoners unlawfully arrested by Iran's security forces. Learn their stories.
Learn why these Ukrainian cyclists are riding 10,000 kilometers from Los Angeles to Washington, sharing their experiences and hope for peace along the way.
Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 this July. People all over the world are reflecting on what the anti-apartheid icon who died in 2013 means to them.
Secretary Pompeo comments on the continuing protests in Iran over the ruling elite's mismanagement of the economy and other failed government policies.