A man runs with a flag from Botswana on a track.

This Wednesday, July 26, we celebrate the progress the United States has made to ensure the rights of people with disabilities; it is the 27th...

A journalist poses in front of a quote by Phil Graham.

The State Department’s Foreign Press Center sponsored a ten-day press tour designed to examine the theme of media literacy, all perspectives on the...

A woman in traditional clothing smiles with goats in the background.

Despite poverty and health challenges, women in Burkina Faso and Niger are learning new ways to prevail. 

Leroy Phillips, Yaa Oppong, and State Department DRL Staff Member Sit at Table During Meeting.

In my capacity as a Foreign Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) I had the incredible opportunity to meet Leroy Phillips, an...

Nelson Mandela smiles.

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years as a political prisoner in deplorable conditions, and yet he was able to inspire change and a legacy that lives on far beyond the...

Picture of US Department of State seal

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