When Park Makrye learned that she had a high risk of getting Alzheimer’s, she dropped everything to go on a trip to Australia with her granddaughter—who documented the whole thing. The video of their trip turned Park, 71, into a YouTube star within months. From makeup tutorials to videos of her adventures, this…
Troop 6000 was created in a Queens homeless shelter, and now it’s expanding to shelters across New York City. The new Girl Scouts initiative will serve at least 500 girls and is receiving a $1 million investment from the mayor’s office.
Let’s stop casting white actors in Asian stories. Let’s get rid of tired racist tropes when we do cast Asian actors in shows and movies. America is changing and it’s about time Hollywood starts to reflect that.
Ahmad Joudeh is the only Arab ballet dancer in the Dutch National Ballet company. Until late last year, he was stuck in Syria—and he never dreamed he would be able to escape and dance freely.
In 2005, Judith Daluz thought she was coming to America for good job that would help support her family back home in the Philippines. But when she arrived in New York as a domestic worker, she alleges she was abused by her employers.
Native Americans across the country are continuing their fight against big oil.
Between the barrage of news about the Russia investigation and Trump’s tweets, you might have missed all the things keeping the GOP very busy lately. That’s because they’re working behind closed doors. Here’s everything they’ve been up to.
“Pride under Trump means that the stakes are higher and that queer communities have to deal with their racism problems and their transphobia and their classism,” says organizer and activist Maria Zamudio.
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is calling attention to the international refugee crisis with his latest installation in Denmark. For “Soleil Levant,” Weiwei barricaded the windows of a museum with thousands of life jackets abandoned by refugees on the Greek Island of Lesbos.
Many undocumented immigrants don’t know they have rights protected by the Constitution. The Know Your Rights app, developed by the Korean Resource Center in Los Angeles, is one of the first mobile apps that helps you know just what to say if you’re stopped by law enforcement.
From incomplete and incoherent thoughts to mixed-up syntax, the way Trump talks is, um, weird. But he wasn’t always this way. So, what changed? Let us decode it for you.
Trina Robbins didn’t know she was a trailblazer when she started drawing Wonder Woman in 1986. She just did what she had always done—make strong, feminist heroes. “Every comic I ever drew was feminist,” she says. “I couldn’t help it.”
Chinese food has become a fixture of American life. From small chop suey joints to fancy eateries, chances are you’ll be able to find a Chinese restaurant anywhere you go in the U.S. In fact, there are more Chinese restaurants here than all the McDonald’s, Burger Kings, and KFCs combined. But the reason for their…
This street festival is bringing Peru’s amateur dancers together—and giving them a chance to turn their skills into careers. Many of the dancers come from low-income backgrounds and earn their living as street performers.
ICE arrested dozens of undocumented immigrants from Iraq in the metro Detroit area on Sunday. The raid appears to target a community of Chaldeans immigrants, a Christian minority from Iraq that voted overwhelmingly voted for Trump.
The indigenous Arnhem Land community of Yirrkala in Australia has found a way of teaching science and math through traditional native practices—and it’s beautiful and brilliant.
What do you do when the Trump administration continues to target Latinos and Muslims? Break bread over tacos, of course. These Muslims observing Ramadan are doing just that.
Alaskans are protesting against a new order by the Trump administration that could lead to oil and gas drilling in protected areas of an Arctic wildlife refuge and Native lands.
To mark the anniversary of the deadly 1967 Detroit race riot, a Detroit art gallery is burning Confederate flags.
In what appears to be a first for the U.S., a high school in Portland, Maine, is offering sports hijabs for its Muslim athletes.