A brother-and-sister team from the Whitesand First Nation, explore creatures from Indigenous oral histories in their horror-themed podcast. Read about their topics and approach.
At Zero Waste Daniel, New York-based designer Daniel Silverstein creates fashion that is both environment-conscious and socially responsible. Watch this short video to find out more.
|This opinion from a university scholar reveals that more carefullyexamining Alexander Hamilton’s life, views, and career might challenge how people think about reparations for slavery.|
Did you know that a popular brand of American cheese was invented by an immigrant from Canada? Learn more about this and seven other surprising, everyday inventions by Americans from different regions of the world in this brief article.
Voting for the first time is a rite of passage that will make your voice heard at the highest levels. Find out the facts now, so you’ll be ready when the time comes.
Although the current pandemic has disrupted the way parents work, childcare duties still often fell to women.
Many Americans firmly believe that individuals should be independent and self-reliant. But the author of this commentary argues that too much individualism can lead to tyranny rather than freedom.
New gaming projects seek to help people build sympathy for others by allowing them to take on the role of someone else.
Watch this short TED video about the brave women who lead an underground revolution against one of the worst dictators in the Dominican Republic’s history.
Read about three African women who are contributing to space exploration programs on their home continent: a space engineer, a physicist and explorer, and a space law adviser.
Feeling overwhelmed by all the information on the internet? That “foggy” sensation in your brain after hours of pointing, clicking, tapping, and swiping has a name. It’s called information overload. Read this article to learn more about it.
Steel magnate Andrew Carnegie was also a dedicated philanthropist who used his wealth to establish hundreds of public libraries. Listen to the story here.
In this feature article, Howard Reich describes how the diverse musical traditions of immigrant Jews, Congolese Africans, Mexican mariachi artists and others have been combined to create unique American musical forms.
After decades of land loss and lending discrimination Black American farmers struggle to reclaim the ability to sustain their ancestral farmlands.
The author of this article points out that humans are more successful when they cooperate. He urges Americans to unite under our nation’s flag, in spite of political differences.
Read about the history of the thriving Harlem film scene from the Harlem Renaissance to the present day.
The balance between humans and nature is a precarious one, and for some time nature has been telling us we are doing something wrong. Read about how both human and environmental health is intertwined.
The Indian government is proposing reforms to modernize the country’s agricultural industry. Indian farmers continue to protest these changes. Watch the video and skim the article that follows to learn more.
Is it better to acknowledge differences in gender or ignore those differences entirely? Read about the pros and cons of gender blindness, and how the ideal approach may be a delicate mix of both gender awareness and gender blindness.
How did the families of everyday colonists respond when the Revolutionary War started? Read a brief list of some of the ways that the children of the Minutemen and Continental Army soldiers answered the call during the Thirteen Colonies’ struggle for independence.