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Sioux Ghost Dance
James P. Boyd / Philadelphia Publishers UnionU.S.

App Connects Users With Local Indigenous History

Painting of Saudi royalty
Getty ImagesWorld

Theaters In Saudi Arabia To Show Movies — But Not Without Censorship

Screenshot of Studio Ghibli film
Studio Ghibli / "Grave of the Fireflies"Entertainment

American Bombings In Japan Spurred This Influential Studio Ghibli Film

Two college students in cap and gowns
Aaron Hawkins / CC BY-ND 2.0U.S.

Food And Housing Isn't A Given For All US College Students

Epsy Campbell
Facebook / Epsy CampbellWorld

In A Historic Vote, Costa Rica Chooses A Black Woman Vice President

Malala Yousafzai on stage
Getty ImagesWorld

Malala Yousafzai Has Done A Lot In The Years Since She Was In Pakistan

Kim Denmark walks
Facebook / Kim Denmark's Walk Across AmericaU.S.

This Woman Is Walking Across The US To Help Homeless Veterans

Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook
Getty ImagesTech

Americans Suck At Naming Female Tech Leaders, Survey Finds

Woman takes a driving class in Saudi Arabia
Ford Driving Skills for LifeWorld

Saudi Women Are All About Cars As The Driving Ban There Is Set To End

Female candidates embrace in Chicago
Newsy / Sarah GirouxPolitics

Women Are Uniting To Overcome The Obstacles Of Running For Office

Martin County, Kentucky
Newsy / Sarah GirouxU.S.

The Past Haunts This Kentucky County's Water Supply

TV reporter Tahera Rahman
Voice of AmericaU.S.

This Hijab-Wearing American Reporter Is Making History

Flag from women's suffrage movement
The Children's Museum of IndianapolisU.S.

The Colors That Have Marked Women's Movements Throughout The Years

A man with a device to relieve opioid withdrawal symptoms

How Electric Pulses Can Help Fight The Opioid Crisis

A child does after-school yoga

Why Some Schools Are Swapping Out Traditional Punishment For Yoga

Woman grieves aftermath of shooting
Getty ImagesU.S.

Mass Shootings Bring Communities Of Tragedy Together

Anti-violence against women display
Getty ImagesPolitics

What A Trump Appointment Could Mean For This Anti-Violence Office

A woman protesting with menstrual pad
Twitter / @C_Dub_LoveU.S.

A Male Representative In Arizona Is Getting Tampons In His Mailbox

Artist Kehinde Wiley and Barack Obama
Getty ImagesU.S.

The Artist Behind Obama's Plant-Filled Portrait

Lab grown diamond
Voice of AmericaU.S.

Think Diamonds Only Come From Nature? Now They Can Come From A Lab

Gerber "spokesbaby" Lucas

This Gerber Baby Might Lessen The Stigma Surrounding Down Syndrome

A baby's feet
Getty ImagesU.S.

Rapists Can Still Seek Parental Rights In These States

A person picks up a bud of cannabis
Getty ImagesWorld

What Weed Could Do For Tax Revenues

Girl in India
Getty ImagesWorld

Indian Govt. Report Suggests Sons There Often Preferred To Daughters

Artist Beyonce
Getty ImagesEntertainment

Very Few Women Were Part Of Creating US Chart-Topping Songs

Art exhibit about American history
Paul RuckerU.S.

This Art Exhibit Explores Power And Features Colorful KKK Robes

Protesters in Chicago
Newsy / Ben SchamissoBusiness

This Movement Wants Amazon To Know Its Headquarters Isn't Welcome

People at the Women's March Chicago
Newsy / Andrew ShaferU.S.

Women With Disabilities Are More Than Ready To Be Heard

Women's March 2017 in Spain
Getty ImagesWorld

The Women's March Isn't Just For People In The US

Recreated Google spreadsheet
Google SpreadsheetsU.S.

Journalist Comes Forward About A 'Shitty Media Men' List She Started