A few months back, I wrote to you about a project I co-founded called FotoKonbit, which engages and empowers Haitians to tell their own stories and document their communities through photography. We produce and teach photography workshops in Haiti and its Diaspora, and we’re launching a print campaign to raise funds for our October workshops, [...]
Texas Southern University has had a couple of important murals removed and whitewashed by the president of the university. Would like your support.
Facebook protest and awareness page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Protest-Against-Whitewashing-of-Murals-at-TSU-University/148663918499334
article and those who you can contact.
Texas Southern University Paints Over Famed Murals: Speak Now
Concerned people are asked to please contact the Governor’s office to express your displeasure [...]
I’m going to be working on this project for the rest of July…
I’m heading to New Orleans Tuesday for a month’s stay; like everyone, I’ve been very aware of the further assault upon the Gulf Coast by the BP oil spill. I got this email yesterday from the fabulous Zoe Strauss, and I wanted to [...]
(I don’t know if the link below works, but here it is: http://act.pih.org/page/outreach/view/haitiearthquake/jennydubin)
Henrietta Lacks’ ‘Immortal’ Cells
Since yesterday afternoon, this one story has generated 4 million pageviews and 3 million uniques.
To put that in perspective, the entire site received just over 8 million uniques in all of 2009.