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Photo by: Mark Steckel  Title: "Thurgood Marshall Plaza"  Tags: PUBLIC HOUSING, CIVIL RIGHTS

Supporting Thurgood Marshall's Legacy

posted Sunday June 5, 2011 7:01 pm 0 replies In Need

I was recently walking through the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in New York. It was a nice afternoon in late May, people were out and about enjoying the warm spring day.

I had actually passed the building in the picture above and was two blocks away when a nagging feeling stopped me. I went back and asked the people sitting there if I could take their picture.

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Photo by: Ginger Royal  Title: "Erica looking for sunshine"  Tags: HOMELESS, POVERTY

Living in a tent should be by choice

posted Wednesday May 18, 2011 12:11 pm 0 replies In Need

Once or twice a week, Erica  and hundreds of others are forced to pack up everything they own and move their homes. They don't do this because they want to - they do it because there are local laws that the police enforce. This is what happens when you are homeless and have no choice but to live in a tent.

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Welcome to SeeingAmerica.org

posted Thursday May 12, 2011 6:01 am 0 replies

Images matter. They inform, they entertain, they even impact how we view the world.

Some images embed themselves into the very fabric of our cultural and national history, in part defining who we are as a people.

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