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CNN: How Kamala Harris’ Indian relatives helped shape her views on civil rights and civic duty

New Delhi (CNN) In 1958, Shyamala Gopalan arrived in Berkeley, California, after traveling thousands of miles from her family to pursue a...

VOA: House Lawmakers Hold Moment of Silence for Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives held a moment of silence Monday in honor of Georgia congressman and civil rights leader...
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Illinois students selected for inaugural Voyager Scholarships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign juniors are among 100 students nationwide awarded the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, also...

Theaster Gates Jr. named Special Advisor to the President for Arts Initiatives

Theaster Gates Jr., professor in the Department of Visual Arts and the College and a world-renowned artist, has been appointed Special Advisor...

VOA: VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, September 25–October 1

Thousands of Cubans in Pipeline of US Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program  As U.S. border officials report high numbers...

NPR: A public payphone in China began ringing and ringing. Who was calling?

For years, the public payphone in Beijing — demurely shielded by its bulbous, yellow cover — sat underused, eclipsed by the rise...