Behind Bars, Beyond Means: the Crushing Expense of Loving Someone in Prison

Behind Bars, Beyond Means: the Crushing Expense of Loving Someone in Prison

Lisa Riordan Seville & Zara Katz

PHOTOGRAPHY | ANALYSIS

Co-published with The GuardianWhen Kristal Bush’s mother nearly went broke from the expense of visiting her son in prison, Kristal saw an opportunity to connect Philadelphia families to loved ones locked up hours away – and Bridging the Gap was born

Standing Rock's Pipeline Fight Brought Hope, Then More Misery

Standing Rock's Pipeline Fight Brought Hope, Then More Misery

Phil McKenna and Cassi Alexandra

NEWS | ANALYSIS

Co-published with InsideClimate News and The Huffington PostThe losing fight over the Dakota Access oil pipeline has brought into high relief the dire living conditions of the Standing Rock Sioux and other Native Americans.

 

A Town Under Trial

A Town Under Trial

Tamara Reynolds

PHOTOGRAPHY

This story originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of Oxford American with support from EHRP. What an unsolved double murder in Kentucky reveals about America’s military-industrial complex.

Till Travel Ban Do Us Part: One Couple’s Story From Across Donald Trump’s Divide

Till Travel Ban Do Us Part: One Couple’s Story From Across Donald Trump’s Divide

Kholood Eid and Alice Martins

NEWS | PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Refinery29. How one family stays together when President Trump's Muslim Ban is keeping them apart. 

What It's Like To Live On A Hidden Island "No One Has Ever Heard Of"

What It's Like To Live On A Hidden Island "No One Has Ever Heard Of"

Maureen Drennan

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Refinery29. An intimate look at life in this "hidden gem" within New York City, through the eyes of the young women who live there. 

 

Photographer Johanne Rahaman Documents Black Florida

Photographer Johanne Rahaman Documents Black Florida

Antonia Farzan and Johanne Rahaman

PHOTOGRAPHY ANALYSIS

Co-published with the Broward Palm Beach New Times. From Trinidad to Miami, photographer Johanne Rahaman showcases the beauty of Black rural life through dynamic portraiture and oral history. 

 

A 300-Foot Wealth Gap in Yonkers

A 300-Foot Wealth Gap in Yonkers

Melissa Bunni Elian

PHOTOGRAPHY

This story originally appeared in The New York Times with support from EHRP. Melissa Bunni Elian captured the lives of two families in Yonkers, one in an affluent area and the other in the city’s gritty southwest section. 

 

What the American Working Class Really Looks Like

What the American Working Class Really Looks Like

Barbara Ehrenreich

NEWS | PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Fusion. Photography by Alyssa Schukar. The Ft. Wayne Workers’ Project is uniting working class Americans of all beliefs, ethnicities and backgrounds.

The Hidden Poverty in Marijuana's Black Market

The Hidden Poverty in Marijuana's Black Market

Piper McDaniel and Talia Herman

NEWS | PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with Huffington Post with additional support from Capital & Main. Photography by Talia Herman. As the timber industry collapsed, one Northern California town turned to marijuana.

Uncovering Forgotten African-American Graves

Uncovering Forgotten African-American Graves

Brian Palmer

PHOTOGRAPHY | MULTIMEDIA

Co-published with NarrativelyIn Richmond, Virginia, an overgrown cemetery had become a dreary dumpsite. Now a crew of volunteers is making sure these bygone lives don’t get lost to history.

These Abandoned Black Cemeteries Were Long Forgotten — Until Now

These Abandoned Black Cemeteries Were Long Forgotten — Until Now

Brian Palmer

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with BuzzFeed. A group of volunteers has been working to reclaim two neglected Virginia cemeteries from nature’s grasp.

At Larkin Street

At Larkin Street

Preston Gannaway/GRAIN

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with California Sunday. Forty-eight percent of San Francisco’s homeless youth are LGBTQ. Many find their way to the city’s largest youth homeless shelter.

 

The Next Stop for Detained Immigrant Families

The Next Stop for Detained Immigrant Families

Black Box

PHOTOGRAPHY | NEWS

Co-published with NarrativelyAfter they are released from the largest detention center in the country, immigrant families find a lifeline in a modest San Antonio home.

The Nation’s Largest Immigration Detention Center

The Nation’s Largest Immigration Detention Center

Black Box

PHOTOGRAPHY | NEWS

Co-published with The New York TimesWelcome to Dilley, Texas, the small town that's at the heart of the national immigration debate.