You might think that typical fraternity life and the tenets of Islam don't necessarily mix. But you should think again, says Ali Mahmoud, founder and president of Alpha Lambda Mu, which is considered to be the first all-Muslim frat in the United States.
The World is collecting stories about immigrants' first days in the US. It's a project inspired by the South Asian American Digital Archive. Here is a submission from Hossain Zaré Khiabani. He's from Iran and moved to San Francisco in 1986.
President Barack Obama has linked the ongoing struggle for economic equality with the goals of the 1963 March on Washington, in a speech marking its 50th anniversary. The President described it as "our great unfinished business."
Bennetta Jules-Rosette, director of the African & African-American Studies Research Center at the UCSD, attended the 1963 March on Washington. She watched as Josephine Baker spoke to the crowd. It was a moment that changed Bennetta Jules-Rosette's life.
It's a country where sex outside marriage is illegal, and gay sexual activity is punishable by death but freelance reporter Mobeen Azhar has just completed a documentary on gay subcultures in Pakistan. He has discovered a more complex reality.
Mayor Bloomberg warns that his city could return to the bad old days of high crime without 'stop and frisk.' It's the controversial policing tactic that a federal judge struck down on Monday. We discuss how a similar police tactic is doing in Britain.
Despite the controversy over Russia's anti-gay propaganda ban ahead of the upcoming Winter Olympics, there's no evidence of it at the Track and Field World Championships being held in Moscow. Host Marco Werman talks with Nicole Nazzaro.
The activist and actor George Takei is a vocal proponent of LGBT rights. He's backing a petition that would seek to move the 2014 Winter Olympics from Sochi, Russia, to Vancouver, Canada. Anchor Aaron Schachter speaks with him about the petition.
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