Photo Essay

Three generations from the village of Dhahiriyya (located between Hebron and Beersheba), February 9, 1940.

What Was Palestine Before the Nakba? What Was Palestine Before the Nakba?

A stunning photo archive reveals a time before the walls and checkpoints, when Palestine was not defined by its ailments but by its industries and cultures

Mar 14, 2024 / Feature / Mohammed El-Kurd

Displaced by a War, There's No Way Back Home

Displaced by a War, There's No Way Back Home Displaced by a War, There's No Way Back Home

Decades after the Bosnian War, refugees still live out the aftermath of their displacement in former Yugoslavia.

Dec 13, 2023 / Multimedia / Jošt Franko

Seeing Japanese American Heritage Through Ansel Adams’s Lens

Seeing Japanese American Heritage Through Ansel Adams’s Lens Seeing Japanese American Heritage Through Ansel Adams’s Lens

A photographer excavates personal history through reconstruction of Adams's World War II photographs of Japanese Americans interned at the Manzanar Relocation Center.

Nov 29, 2023 / Multimedia / Joseph Maida

Gaza’s Queer Palestinians Fight to Be Remembered

Gaza’s Queer Palestinians Fight to Be Remembered Gaza’s Queer Palestinians Fight to Be Remembered

Through the online platform Queering the Map, stories of queer Palestinians can live on forever, asserting to the world that they do, in fact, exist.

Nov 16, 2023 / Multimedia / Sarah O’Neal

Hand in Hand: Protesters Come Together in Support of Palestine

Hand in Hand: Protesters Come Together in Support of Palestine Hand in Hand: Protesters Come Together in Support of Palestine

Photographer Hannah La Follette Ryan documented the many hands of protesters demonstrating across New York City in support of Palestine.

Oct 31, 2023 / Feature / Hannah La Follette Ryan

Only a Social Movement Can Win Real Immigration Reform

Only a Social Movement Can Win Real Immigration Reform Only a Social Movement Can Win Real Immigration Reform

Activists marched for three days straight, demanding that Congress finally change the immigration registry date.

Sep 1, 2023 / Editorial / David Bacon

Gavin Kelly and his mother Amanda hug, inside the tent they live in, off a side road in a SE neighborhood of Portland, Ore., on November 1, 2022.

An Intimate Look at Portland’s Housing Crisis An Intimate Look at Portland’s Housing Crisis

The ongoing housing crisis in Portland, Ore., has desensitized us to the real people who have been affected.

Aug 18, 2023 / Editorial / Jordan Gale

A Wave of Evictions Is Devastating California’s Farmworkers

A Wave of Evictions Is Devastating California’s Farmworkers A Wave of Evictions Is Devastating California’s Farmworkers

As growers bring in more H-2A workers, affordable housing for local farmworkers has become sparse in the region's labor camps.

Apr 12, 2023 / Multimedia / David Bacon

Their Loved Ones Were Killed by Police. Why Are Officers Still Harassing Them?

Their Loved Ones Were Killed by Police. Why Are Officers Still Harassing Them? Their Loved Ones Were Killed by Police. Why Are Officers Still Harassing Them?

In Los Angeles County, grieving families are retaliated against for speaking out against police violence.

Apr 7, 2023 / Multimedia / Francisco Aviles Pino

Homeless Homicides Are On the Rise

Homeless Homicides Are On the Rise Homeless Homicides Are On the Rise

The rising number of unhoused people being murdered in the United States is a grim and urgent reminder of our country's housing crisis.

Mar 23, 2023 / Interactive / Thacher Schmid

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