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World Refugee Day: Open See
Today is World Refugee Day. Jim Goldberg’s long-term collaborative project Open See explores the stories of refugees, victims of trafficking, and those looking to build a better life. ATHENS, Greece—Liban Mohamed says he is a political refugee from Somalia, 2005.
Book of the Week
RFK Funeral Train
by Paul Fusco
Thirty-nine years ago this week in Los Angeles, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. A funeral train carried his body from New York City to Washington, D.C. In RFK Funeral Train, Paul Fusco documents the funeral train procession. Despite the hot weather, hundreds of thousands of people stood along the train tracks waiting to pay their respects.
Join the Fray
If you're too close to events, you lose perspective. It is not easy to be fair with the facts and keep your own convictions out of the picture. It is almost impossible to be both a participant in the events and their observer, witness, interpreter.