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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rocky Mountain News photojournalist Preston Gannaway spend a week exploring local non-profits for the Rocky Mountain News’s annual “Season to Share” section. She has a multimedia presentation of one man that she spent a day with at one of the agencies profiled. Gannaway’s project, Remember Me, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography in [...]
Masaru Goto has been documenting people in the south of Thailand since early 2004. He has traveled through rural armed Buddhist villages, as well as Muslim villages, which are classified as “red zones” where support for the separatists is strong. Since 2004, more than 2,700 people have been killed and over 7,000 injured in the deep south of Thailand, [...]
This is an incredible story by Times staff photographer Melissa Lyttle and staff writer Lane DeGregory, of a feral child that was discovered by Plant City, Florida police three years ago. View the multimedia presentation at Tampabay.com.