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Incarceration Issue: Fall 2023
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by Christopher Blackwell
The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, imprisoning 664 per 100,000 people. On any given day in the U.S., we imprison an estimated 1.9 million people and each year spend an estimated $182 billion on the criminal legal system.
by April Harris
April Harris is an author who is incarcerated at the California Institution for Women in Chino, California. Her experiences are a powerful insight to advocate for incarcerated people and the betterment of their environment.
by Ryan M. Moser
Jamel Shabazz, a Brooklyn-born Army veteran and master of street photography, is best known for portraying African American communities. What many do not know is that the New York City icon had a career as a correctional officer at Rikers Island and that Shabazz took photographs of the residents
Spring 2023: ZEKE Awards
by Nicola Okin Frioli
In 1964, Texaco (now Chevron), arrived in Ecuador with a concession of 1.5 million hectares.
Drowned History | Turkey
by Mustafa Bilge Satkin
The construction of the Ilısu Dam in Turkey had devastating impacts on the local community and environment in the Dicle Valley.
by Svet Jacqueline
The lives of Ukrainian children since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022
by Cinzia Canneri
This project analyses the condition of Eritrean and Tigrinya women who moved across the borders of three countries geopolitically linked: Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Sudan.
by Nyani Quarmyne
Aiming to boost tourism by getting businesses online, a group of volunteers set out to bring the Internet to the Caucasus Mountains.
by Michael O. Snyder
A documentary project exploring the courage, risks, and repercussions of openly expressing LGBTQ identities in rural, conservative America
by Jean Ross
Long before the invasion of Ukraine, Russian military forces intervened in multiple wars in Georgia; first in Abkhazia in the early 1990s and later in South Ossetia.
by Rasha Al Jundi
This is a story that spans generations. About the man in a redshuka, and the woman with a beaded necklace. Indigenous peoples, once mighty, controlling territories that spanned borders...
by Lauren Walsh
This essay explores these questions through the lens of photographing atrocity in one of the deadliest conflicts in Europe since World War II.
by Daniela Cohen
Chester Higgins, Jr. has spent over five decades documenting the African American experience while also working as a photographer at the New York Times for nearly forty years.
by Michelle Bogre
Killip’s black and white images, a mix of portraiture and candid reportage, are an empathetic rendering of working class life in 1970s and 1980s Britain
by Daniela Cohen
For Canneri, it is important to document women’s strength, as they raise their children and support each other across ethnicities.