Years before Myanmar's crackdown on the Rohingya, authorities were trying to silence them. Refugees in southern Bangladesh's sprawling camps are now making music to commemorate their culture.
Executive editor Indira Lakshmanan appeared on NPR’s 1A to discuss the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the presidential elections in the DRC, and other leading issues.
As efforts to get farmers to stop growing coca in favor of legal crops falter, some farmers feel abandoned. But one man says he'll stand by them, helping farmers shift to cacao for high-end chocolate.
Steve Inskeep talks to Maggie Michael of The Associated Press about the reports of torture carried out inside detention sites run by Yemen's Houthi rebels.
Afropunk's festival has come of age. In reaching the next phase of its evolution, it's upholding the long African American musical tradition of sociopolitical influence around the world.
Chickens made Donnie Smith millions, and now he hopes they can lift Rwandan families out of poverty.
NPR interviews grantee Michael Scott Moore on his capture by Somali pirates.
In the troubled Central African Republic, Didier Kassai and a small coterie of comic-strip artists are using their work for social good.
More than 370 treaties between the U.S. government and American Indian nations have been signed. Nearly all have been broken. But these promises still bind us all today.
The U.S. has ratified more than 370 treaties with American Indian nations. Yet many Americans know little about the treaties that shaped, and continue to impact, the country today.
Allison Herrera is Salinan, a member of a California tribe that's not recognized by the federal government and has no land or sovereignty. She explains what's being done to change that.
On May 14, 2016—13 months after she'd first left Cuba—Yoandra finally crossed the U.S. border at El Paso, Texas, with her son and brother. This is her story.