Tokyo Games show strides, hurdles in gender equality

(TOKYO) -- At the first modern Olympic Games, held in 1896 in Athens, there wasn't a single female competitor. When the 2020 Games kick off in Tokyo this month, nearly half of the athletes competing will be women. Tokyo marks a "turning point" for the... Read More.

New wave of lawmakers build off of pandemic-era hurdles

(WASHINGTON) -- As the pandemic raged, local political hopefuls across the country were often serving constituents on the frontlines while also guiding their communities through a national reckoning over race relations. In many cases, the personal experiences of those officials were evolving in tandem... Read More.