July 22, 2016 /
Daniella Zalcman
"Signs of Identity" is recognized for Zalcman's "creative approach" to documenting the lives of those who survived Canada's Indian Residential Schools.
Manchester-based hip-hop artist Jaheda Choudhury-Potter
July 21, 2016 / Huffington Post
Nick Shindo Street
Lesbian, Muslim, out and proud, Jaheda Choudhury-Potter has made a name for herself in British hip-hop.
7/20 NewsHour still
July 21, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
William Brangham, Jason Kane
The July 20th, 2016 installment of the PBS NewsHour series "The End of AIDS?," focusing on the disease in Kenya's fishing industry.
Hindus believe that cremation in Varanasi frees them from the cycle of birth, death, and reincarnation. Image by George Black. India, 2016.
July 20, 2016 / Untold Stories
George Black
Every time it passes through a major city the Ganges is little more than an open sewer. Yet in Hindu mythology, it is a goddess, Ganga, the great purifier, the cleanser of sins.
Pilgrims take a “holy dip” in the sacred river. Image by George Black. India, 2015.
July 19, 2016 / Untold Stories
George Black
Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power talking little about matters of faith but a lot about his plans to build a new, clean India—a campaign he calls Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Carlos Parra, aka Paris Galán, Bolivia's best-known drag queen, in downtown La Paz
July 17, 2016 / The Washington Post
Simeon Tegel
Bolivia has passed a cutting edge gender identity law to meet the needs of its trans citizens. But President Evo Morales is still making homophobic and misogynistic public statements.
Gullam Rosul
July 7, 2016 / Roads & Kingdoms
Maddy Crowell, Sara Hylton
A centuries-old feast brings Muslims, Hindus, and Christians together in Kashmir.
Rustam Orifi's "Ant"
July 6, 2016 / NPR
George Butler, Joseph Schottenfeld
A labor migrant from Tajikistan used his earnings in Russia to make a movie about ants.
Nooo! Que Barato!
July 5, 2016 / The Washington Post
Sally H. Jacobs
Cuban-Americans' relatives back home are acquiring expensive tastes.
Gary Nelson
July 3, 2016 / Smithsonian
Daniella Zalcman
Photographer Daniella Zalcman explores how native populations had a new nation foisted upon them
Syria's war has left the country without eligible men
June 22, 2016 / Daily Mail
James Harkin
Damascus and other Syrian cities have seen a decline in number of men.
June 22, 2016
Tina Rosenberg
Tina Rosenberg discusses how a measured dose of wine can become the first step towards stability for alcoholics at a shelter for the homeless in Ottawa, Canada.
Laura Flanders in Belfast, 1984
June 17, 2016
Laura Flanders
The first time she visited Northern Ireland, Laura Flanders, who grew up in London, was just 22 years old. Thirty years later, she returns to report on how the country may have changed.