Dr. Ed Chasteen is well known in the vicinity of his home town of Liberty, Missouri, for reaching out to victims of local hate crimes, usually on his bicycle. VOA's Esha Sarai reports from Liberty that "no job is too big" for Chasteen - founder of HateBusters.
As national parks traveler Mikah Meyer continued his journey across Texas, he stopped by Fort Davis, a historic fort in the western part of the state, which he said was like stepping back in time. He shared highlights of his experience with VOA’s Julie Taboh.
International students already in the United States or looking start studying in the countries posed questions about visas, financial aid and cultural acceptance at a VOA town hall with George Washington University. As VOA’s Greg Flakus reports from Washington, the event included questions from the crowd on campus and via social media and video from around the world.
A leading civil rights organization says African Americans and Hispanics have made positive strides economically and educationally during the past year. But VOA's Chris Simkins reports the National Urban League finds minority groups lag behind their white counterparts in other measurements of racial equality.
The U.S. president and the leader of the Palestinian Authority pledged Wednesday at the White House to try to achieve a diplomatic breakthrough for Middle East peace. The meeting comes a couple of months after Donald Trump hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. VOA White House bureau chief Steve Herman reports.
The man Hillary Clinton blames in part for last year’s election loss to Donald Trump, FBI Director James Comey, has defended his bombshell announcement on reopening the Clinton email probe less than two weeks before Americans went to the polls. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, Comey also told a Senate panel his reasons for not disclosing an FBI investigation of possible contacts between Russia and the Trump campaign until after the election.