In Depth

They’re smart, savvy, and thoroughly unstoppable. Meet our favorite agents of change. The results of the 2012 presidential election confirmed what most of us have known all along: increasingly, in the United States, minorities and women are a powerful bunch. Not only do we make up...

O’Brien’s success hasn’t been about pageantry or good looks. Her journalism career is marked by bringing us smart, well-reported stories that confront tough questions, even if they sometimes make us feel uncomfortable....

Meet four entrepreneurs who bucked convention, ignored the naysayers, and made it big doing what they loveTena Clark had a white-hot career, writing top hits for artists like Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, and Patti LaBelle, and contributing songs to television shows and movie soundtracks. Then,...

Dr. Maya Angelou lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in a sunny yellow house that is as colorful on the inside as it is on the outside, much like the woman herself. Paintings and flowers and more than 5,000 books fill her home—and her mind, too....

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