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November 23, 2016
This Is What Life Inside the Standing Rock Camp Looks Like Right Now
A photo essay from Standing Rock, where indigenous activists pray and prepare for winter, even as police brutality mounts.
July 15, 2016
Out of Sight, Top of Mind
A new book conveys the powerful role photography plays in sports. But the photographers are still something of a mystery.
Ian F. Blair
July 6, 2016
Los Angeles Is a Very Different City After Dark
Photos show how the cityscape is remade each night.
Camilo José Vergara
June 25, 2016
Seeing Appalachia Through the Eyes of Appalachians
Several new media projects are re-envisioning a region long stereotyped as backward and ignorant.
May 11, 2016
These Haunting Photos Show the Deadly Absurdity of the US-Mexico Border Wall
A collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and experimental composer Guillermo Galindo captures the austere brutality of the borderlands.
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March 30, 2016
Vietnam’s Labor Newspaper, Where a Staff of 200 Reports on Abuses at Home and Abroad
belongs to the official union federation, but it maintains an independent critical voice.
March 15, 2016
For Fightball players, the game is a mix of endurance and skill. For the audience, there’s a mix of spectacle, glamour, and drama.
February 1, 2016
Humans of the Iowa Caucus
Profiles of 21 voters in the days before the caucuses.
October 15, 2015
Reclaiming Black History, One Grave at a Time
Photojournalist Brian Palmer documents the effort to restore a Virginia cemetery overtaken by trash and brush during years of official neglect.
Erin Hollaway Palmer
January 3, 2013
South Africa’s Barriers to Abortion