August 20, 2016 / Untold Stories
Camila DeChalus
Camila DeChalus examines how small coffee farmers in Colombia are fighting against the impact of climate change. With the assistance of the Catholic Church, they are now experimenting with techniques...
Edward Alwis arrived at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital when he was fourteen. Now he's eighty-six and he's still there. Image by Ross Velton. Sri Lanka, 2015.
August 18, 2016 /
Ross Velton
Ross Velton discovers how the cure for leprosy came too late for the patients at the Hendala Leprosy Hospital in Sri Lanka.
Sinjar, Iraq. Image by Paolo Pellegrin. Iraq, 2016.
August 11, 2016 /
Scott Anderson, Paolo Pellegrin
Scott Anderson discusses how he chronicles the lives of six people to tell the story of the collapse of the Middle East. "We're all living with the fall-out of what has happened in this region."
Video still from Nadja Drost and Bruno Federico's project, Venezuela on the Brink.
August 10, 2016
Nadja Drost, Bruno Federico
Journalist Nadja Drost reports on Venezuela, a country in crisis, where the economy has tanked and everyday life has turned to chaos.
Special forces from Paraguay’s counter-narcotics agency SENAD patrol the lawless border with Brazil, where much of the country’s cannabis is grown, in Vietnam-era Huey helicopters. Image by Simeon Tegel. Paraguay, 2016.
August 1, 2016 / Untold Stories
Simeon Tegel
Paraguay is South America's largest producer of cannabis, accounting for 15 percent of the global supply, according to the UN. Its policy of repression is blamed for fueling corruption and human...
A member of the Novenos climbs a fence. The city closed of the football courts where they hang out in an effort to keep the neighborhood safe. They gather there anyway and worry that if attacked they would be unable to flee. Image by Dominic Bracco II. Mexico, 2016.
August 1, 2016
Dominic Bracco II
Photojournalist Dominic Bracco II's reporting follows Diego, a former gang member on his personal journey for reconciliation and redemption. In this video Bracco gives a behind-the-scenes look at the...
A boy rides a bike towards a brick kiln outside of Varanasi, India. Many kilns in the country rely on bonded labor. Image by Ann Hermes. India, 2016.
July 31, 2016 / Christian Science Monitor
Michael Holtz, Ann Hermes
India is home to 18.3 million modern slaves. Can mobilizing freed ones help change that?
July 30, 2016 / University of California Television (UCTV)
Jon Cohen
Dr. Diane Havlir leads the fight to end HIV/AIDS in San Francisco and Kenya.
"I ran away 27 times," said Marcel Ellery, who attended the Marieval Indian Residential School from 1987-1990. "But the (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) always found us eventually. When I got out, I turned to booze because of the abuse. I drank to suppress what had happened to me, to deal with my anger, to deal with my pain, to forget. Ending up in jail was easy, because I'd already been there." Image by Daniella Zalcman. Canada, 2015.
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, Jon Cohen
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.

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