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Arts Aug 28Photos: LGBTQ Africans express identity in ‘(Limit)less’ ways
LGBTQ African immigrants are the heart of “Limit(less),” a photography documentary project that illuminates the lives of first and second-generation LGBTQ Africans in the diaspora.
Nation Aug 17Twitter account live tweets 1965 Watts Riots
Today marks the last day of the Watts Riots that took place 50 years ago in south Los Angeles from August 11- August 17, 1965. To commemorate the 50th anniversary, the twitter account @wattsriots50 has been live tweeting the events…
Arts Jun 17Muslim political cartoonist fights oppression with pen
Sudanese-born cartoonist Khalid Albaih was lauded as “an artist of the revolution” during the Arab Spring, and now he's pointing his pencil at other world events.
Nation Jun 02Homeless men, now auteurs, challenge preconceptions through filmmaking
Street Sense, a Washington, D.C., media nonprofit that publishes a newspaper written and sold by the homeless, has branched out to filmmaking. The Street Sense Filmmaker Co-op gives its members the tools to craft their stories, while equipping them with…
Arts May 28Swedish design student wants to diversify the ‘World White Web’
One student's final project, World White Web, is disrupting the white default found in Google Image searches…
World Mar 26Al Jazeera demands Nigeria release two detained journalists ahead of election
Al Jazeera is calling for the immediate release of their two Nigerian journalists who were detained early Tuesday while on special assignment to cover Nigeria's upcoming presidential election.