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
The Crooked Road is Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, a winding 250-mile corridor though Southwest Virginia. Roanoke Times photojournalist Kyle Green and Reporter Ralph Berrier Jr. take you on the journey. View the Crooked Road Presentation by the Roanoke Times.
The Chicago Tribune has an excellent multimedia piece about a woman fleeing an abusive relationship and coming to the United States from Mexico. Mariana de la Torre illegally crossed the border in a car trunk seeking a better life. It was not going to be that easy. She was diagnosed with cervical cancer, eight months after arriving in [...]
Preston Gannaway’s Pulitzer prize-winning photo story about Carolynne St. Pierre and her family as she faces death from a rare and aggressive illness while struggling to maintain a family unit. View the multimedia presentation at The Concord Monitor. Please be patient, it sometimes takes a minute to load.
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 [...]
A collection of wire service images from the Sukkot festival around the West Bank commemorating the 40 years of wandering in the desert after the exodus of Jews from Egypt some 3200 years ago. The week-long festival starts in mid-October. View the images on the Denver Post’s Captured Blog.
Washington Post photographer Michael S. Williamson has been traveling the United States for a story on the recession, using only his smartphone camera to document his travels. We are more than impressed. View the essay on the Washington Post website: Michael S. Williamson’s On Recession Road (Click here).
New York Times photojournalist Damon Winter won the 2009 Pultizer Prize for feature photography with his coverage of Barack Obama on the campaign trail. You can view the winning images on the New York Times website. As we reported in November, you can also view a multimedia production on the New York Times website where [...]
OK, this is a bit on the lighter side, but we don’t care, it’s fun! Daron Dean’s image, shot for The St. Augustine Record, and picked up on the Washington Post’s weekly animal views feature via AP is one of many great images being shown. View the Washington Post’s Animal Views.