Two decades ago on Dec. 1, the first World AIDS Day drew attention to the global epidemic. Within two years, D.C. family doctor David Hilfiker, who had been working and living with the homeless, opened Joseph’s House in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., after noticing that an increasing number of them had been [...]
From December 2007, Virginian-Pilot photojournalist Rich-Joseph Facun’s multimedia story about Dawn Weiss, a wife and mother of two, who was shot during an attempted robbery and paralyzed as a result. View Peace of Dawn on the Virginian-Pilot’s website.
Pete Marovich has created a series of images from items in the Harrisonburg Fire Department’s fire safety exhibit. The charred and burned items were collected by the fire department from fires in the city and have been a staple of the department’s fire safety education program for over 20 years. View BURNED here on Pete [...]
Michelle Obama’s great-great-grandfather, Jim Robinson, worked as a slave on the Friendfield Plantation in Georgetown, S.C. Many of the slave quarters on the plantation still stand untouched and alone on the property. View the Washington Post Story: A Family’s Exodus from Slavery
Sole Man Times-Picayune photojournalist Jennifer Zdon has a well done multimedia piece mixing video and stills about the dying art of the shoe shine man. It is embedded here courtesy of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Direct link here: The Times-Picayune
Sun-Sentiel photojournalist Joe Cavaretta has a multimedia piece from 2006 about an 8-year-old Ft. Lauderdale boy preacher. You can see the presentation on the Sun-Sentinel web site at www.sun-sentinel.com.
There is a heart-wrenching essay about a family being evicted from their home in Colorado in The Washington Post. Getty photographer John Moore had amazing access and captured some very sad moments. Great work covering a true American economic tragedy. See the essay at www.washingtonpost.com. Note: Of course there is the obligatory advertisement first.