Changing the game: U.S. women in sports management
Several women are working in senior management positions for major U.S. sports franchises historically dominated by men.
A distinctive sign language thrives among Black Americans
Meet Carolyn McCaskill, a deaf American who educates the world about Black American Sign Language and the people who use it.
Chef diplomats will use food to connect cultures
The American Culinary Corps will tell America's story with food in diplomatic settings. Read all about it here.
Black composers: Shaping America’s music
A renowned pianist explores the contributions of Black American composers in the rarefied world of classical music.
Can a name become a metaphor for civil rights?
Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy lives on in the U.S. in part through thousands of things named after him. Learn how that tradition began.
Americans we lost in 2022
In 2022, we said farewell to many Americans whose contributions shaped our world. Here are a few of these notable figures.
What does January 1 signify in Lincoln’s legacy?
Learn how the Emancipation Proclamation paved the way for abolishing slavery and why President Lincoln considered it his finest achievement.
Americans celebrate their African heritage during Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa, a seven-day event in the U.S. based on African festivals, is celebrated through music and dance from December 26 through January 1.
The African diaspora thrives in the United States
In anticipation of the upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, learn about six notable Americans who have African ancestry.