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These 7-year-old triplets want Costco to stop separating boys and girls clothing. The company said it’s listening.

‘Girls have the right to wear whatever they want’

These Native American women are reclaiming a ‘stolen’ part of their identity: Their language

With half of the nation’s native languages extinct, these women are dedicating their lives to preserving theirs

This 20-year-old found her voice after George Floyd’s death. Now, she’s protesting again.

Rayveen Koha-Jallah lives about 20 minutes from Brooklyn Center, Minn., where Daunte Wright was fatally shot

These Asian American women are chaperoning others who feel unsafe: ‘It’s uplifting to help’

One service in the Bay Area has received more than 2,000 volunteer applications

This 62-year-old mom always wanted to dance. During the coronavirus, she had the chance to flourish.

‘It’s just so beautiful and wonderful to be able to see Mom have her chance’

The lives of 5 teen girls, beyond the headlines

How do shifted paths, changing opportunities and pandemic challenges play out in their day-to-day?

Meisha Porter is the first Black woman to lead NYC schools. Her task? Safely reopening the largest school district in the U.S.

3 out of 4 of the city’s students are considered economically disadvantaged

Hayley Arceneaux survived childhood cancer. It prepared her for space, she says.

She’ll be the youngest American to go to space

The first girls have become Eagle Scouts. It’s taken more than 100 years.

The prestigious rank has long been reserved for boys

A 14-year-old was told she couldn’t play volleyball because of her hijab. She fought back.

Najah Aqeel got a rule changed for volleyball players across the country