American-Journal.org has an essay by Pete Marovich and a story by Jenny Jones about the Bill Pickett Rodeo and the Legacy of the Black Cowboy.
See the essay at www.american-journal.org.
Photojournalist Eugene Richards has a recent piece in Newsweek documenting the conditions in psychiatric institutions around the world. View the exceptional moving work at Newsweek.
The earnest saga of farming and ranching in northern Montana began with a misconception that verged on a lie: free land, enough to feed your family! But the land wasn’t quite free, and it was far from enough. Read the full story on National Geographic View the full essay on William Albert Allard’s website
After Aaron Huey’s powerful photographs of poverty, dysfunction and gang violence on the Pine Ridge reservation were published on Lens three years ago, the reaction was strong and swift. There were more than 100 comments, many from American Indians. Most applauded Mr. Huey’s work. But there were also many who thought it was a one-sided view of [...]
There is a story on American-Journal.org about a family that began a tradition of placing Christmas wreaths on the graves of fallen soldiers in the National Cemetery at Quantico. Very moving. Read the story and see the photos at: american-journal.org/2011/12/a-holiday-of-healing/ Please feel free to return to this page and comment on the work we have [...]
U.S.News & World Report spent time with seven people over 90 whose vitality is testament to lives well lived. Their exceptional multimedia piece can be found on their website at www.usnews,com/oldest.
Life.com is featuring the work of photojournalist Seamus Murphy who has been documenting life in Afghanistan since 1994. Murphy also wants to create a documentary film about his experiences and the changes he’s witnessed while photographing the country. If you want to see some truly stunning B&W images from his project go to www.life.com. Wonderful work here. You can [...]
“Selected images from 30 years of work by internationally known photojournalist Reza Deghati. From Asia to Africa these photographs witness the torments of war and revolution and express the power of beauty and hope behind human tragedy.” — National Geographic View Reza Deghati’s One World One Tribe exhibit showcased on The Digital Journalist.
Photographer Michael Webster’s photo essay about an endangered series of small cypress sloughs in Posey County, Indiana, known as Goose Pond being showcased on American-Journal.org. American-Journal is an online magazine featuring true stories about the people, places, events and icons that form the identity of the United States of America. See Michael Webster’s essay at: [...]
In 1994 TIME photographer James Nachtwey witnessed the devastating effects of the Rwandan genocide. On the 17-year anniversary, the photographer looks back on the tragedy. Read more: TIME LightBox
“The photographer Platon took pictures of hundreds of men and women who volunteered to serve in the military and were sent to Iraq or Afghanistan. He followed them on their journey through training and deployment, after demobilization and in hospitals, to compile a portrait of the dedication of the armed services today.” –The New Yorker [...]