NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with British actor Tamara Lawrance, co-star of "The Silent Twins" - a movie about two girls who grew up speaking only to each other.
Four Black teens are learning how to lobster in a new program called "Lift All Boats." Maine's seafood packing plants have a diverse workforce, but commercial fishing is mostly white.
Executive produced by Oprah Winfrey, directed by Reginald Hudlin and supported by Poitier's surviving family, Apple TV+'s documentary Sidney details the life of actor-director-activist Sidney Poitier.
Before Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin was elected, years of work went into updating the executive mansion tour to include the lives of enslaved people. His revamped tour doesn't mention slavery.
Adoption is sometimes touted by anti-abortion advocates as an alternative to abortion. Two transracial adoptees discuss their opposite positions on abortion and how they got there.
Billionaire Robert Sarver announced that he will sell his share of the NBA's Phoenix Suns and the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. An investigation concluded that he had used racist and misogynist language.
America was polarized during the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Veterans from the movement say the racial backlash they feel today is reminiscent of the recoil they faced in 1968.
A wide range of Latino communities in the United States are affected by climate-driven storms, floods, droughts and heat waves, and are leading the charge to address global warming.
Freedom House was Pittsburgh's first professional ambulance service, and likely the first anywhere. The first paramedics were a group of Black men from the city's historic Hill District.
As of Sept. 13, there are six Indigenous Americans represented in the House of Representatives, which now has Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Native Alaskan members.