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Quote of the Week
Everything isn't black and white, but for me, it might as well be.
Bruce Gilden
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2006
Picnics
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2006
The 20 Year Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2006
DNA
Monday, Apr. 24, 2006
April (midnight)25th to 30th Seville's April Fair (La Feria de Abril)
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Fourteen years ago, violence erupted in Los Angeles in response to a jury's acquittal of four white police officers for beating Rodney King. More than 55 people were killed, and $1 billion worth of property was damaged, leaving small businesses — and race relations in the city — devastated.

LOS ANGELES — A shop owner puts a “Black Owner” sign outside his shop, 1992.

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Interactive Essays
Chernobyl LegacyRivages
Chernobyl Legacy
by Paul Fusco

The nightmare of Chernobyl continues to be a painful reality for those exposed to its radioactive fallout. In Chernobyl Legacy, Paul Fusco faces the human tragedy of the world's worst nuclear energy disaster.

Rivages
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.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
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Book of the Week: <i>Living Apart:<br>South Africa Under Apartheid</br></i>
Book of the Week: Living Apart:
South Africa Under Apartheid

by Ian Berry
As South Africa celebrates Freedom Day on April 27, Magnum and Slate look back on the apartheid era of institutionalized racism and segregation. “Apartheid” comes from the Afrikaans word meaning "apartness," and photographer Ian Berry examines it in stark bluntness here, capturing a society “living apart” in the same space — but coming together in the end.
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Zoom In: Jazz in New Orleans
Zoom In: Jazz in New Orleans
by Magnum Photographers
Despite the destruction of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will occur April 28-30 and May 5-7. In appreciation of the city and its contribution to jazz, Magnum and Slate present a gallery honoring the Big Easy’s music scene.
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