Labor rights activist Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927.
CALIFORNIA — Cesar Chavez (center with black coat and no hat), founder of the National Farm Workers Association, pickets outside a farm to urge workers to join the fight for better wages and workers' rights, 1966.
Photographing for over 50 years, Thomas Hoepker has seen a world of change through his lens, from the Cold War division of his native Germany to the fall of the Twin Towers on September 11th.
by Harry Gruyaert
Belgian photographer Harry Gruyaert draws creative inspiration from the places where earth meets sea. And while the shoreline may not be always be the main focus of his pictures, it forms a backdrop as regular as the pounding surf.
Book of the Week: Viet Nam at Peace
by Philip Jones Griffiths
Phillip Jones Griffiths' groundbreaking book of photographs taken of the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1968, Viet Nam Inc., played a vital role in the anti-war movement. After the war, Griffiths returned to the country to record the aftermath. This gallery features a selection of images of postwar Vietnam from Griffith's new book, Viet Nam at Peace.