America’s first memorial honoring African-Americans who have been lynched opened in Montgomery, Alabama.
From the Women’s March to #MeToo, women have risen up to change politics and society.
Many cities are adapting in the face of climate change.
Puerto Rico has effectively declared bankruptcy, putting government programs and social progress at risk.
Native American activists in North Dakota build broad support to protect sacred lands from environmental degradation.
Google and Tata Trusts partner to bring the Internet to women in rural India.
The number of urban gardens in Detroit has been increasing as people seek to put abandoned land to better use.
Many of the more than 355,000 smallholder coffee farmers in Rwanda are members of producer co-ops.
Marine reserves that cut across national borders in Africa are protecting underwater life.
One of the cities hit hardest by the wave of home foreclosures was Stockton, Calif., a city that later declared bankruptcy.