Boarding house, NYC, 1888. Pioneering photojournalist Jacob Riis shocked New York society by shooting the squalid lives of the poor – and a new exhibition shows that his work is still highly relevant....TO READ MORE CLICK BELOW http://www.booyorkcity.com/other-half-jacob-riis/
If You Told Me I'd Be Fascinated By A Comic About Being Poor, I Would Have Thought You Were Drunk
The recession ended in 2009 - supposedly - but almost ALL of the economic gains since have gone to the highest earners. Check out these stats - the DO NO VOTE FOR more support for Corporations, *even* if you are in the (Remember the French Revolution)
This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.
Gives me chills -- At Auschwitz, Livia Ravek was branded with the number 4559. Now her grandson, Daniel Philosoph has honored her by getting the same tattoo. We are moving from lived memory to historical memory, noted Michael Berenbaum, a professor at American Jewish University in LA, Were at that transition, and this is sort of a brazen, in-your-face way of bridging it.
"Hands up, don't shoot!" This is what we have to teach our children. The situation with police brutality in the country is terrible. What concerns Baltimore, we still can't forget June 2015. It was the most violent month since the 1970s. More than 40 people had been murdered in the city and more than 100 others non-fatally shot. I know you don't need this information as you do remember everything. Still, I don't want you to forget who's our real enemy is. #BaltimoreCity #Baltimore #bmore…