I spent a good long while collecting these images and putting them together for this Denver Post Captured Blog post. Aaron Huey's book "Mitakuye Oyasin" and the PBS series "We Shall Remain" were particular inspirations. This blog post puts together historic photos from the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre and the 1973 American Indian Movement (AIM) standoff on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. Check it out here: http://dpo.st/1eu4K6J
On Friday, September 27, 2013 United States President Barack Obama made a phone call to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The last direct conversation between the leaders of the United States and Iran was in 1979 before the Iranian Revolution toppled the pro-U.S. Shah and brought the Ayatollahs to power.
50 years ago: Civil rights march on Washington, D.C. Demonstrators carry signs for equal rights, integrated schools, decent housing, and an end to bias. Aug. 28, 1963. (Warren K. Leffler - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)
A year after the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, images depicting his eyes are seen everywhere around Venezuela- from giant billboards and buildings to t-shirts and notebooks. Over the past two months, AFP photographer Leo Ramirez made this unique series of photos using a camera phone, entitled “The Eyes That See You.”
Had the pleasure of working with RJ Sangosti on an edit of his most recent project from the past year- pictures from the high plains of eastern Colorado. He found that all is not well for this section of small-town America...