Cora | 2014

Cora | 2014

Self-portrait 8/19/14 

Self-portrait 8/19/14 

Tags: gpoy

This is not freedom. This is not equality. 

humansofnewyork:

"A few years ago, I got a call on my cell phone from a twelve year old child from my village. He was calling me from a bus stop. He’d taken a bus into the city alone, and he was calling me to ask if I could help him find a way to go to school. Both of his parents had died of AIDS, and he had no money for tuition. I told him to stay where he was, and left work immediately to pick him up. At first I was very mad at him. He should not have travelled alone. But then I looked at him and I saw myself. I’d also been desperate to go to school after my father was killed, but we had no money. So even though I was suffering myself, I told him I would try to help him. My salary was not enough, so I tried many things to get the money. After work, I went to the landfill to hunt for recyclables. But after I paid to have them cleaned, there was no money left. Now I’m trying to make bricks. I have a small operation in the village to make bricks, and I sell them in the city. It doesn’t make much money, but it’s enough to pay tuition for the boy and three of his siblings.” (Kampala, Uganda)

humansofnewyork:

"A few years ago, I got a call on my cell phone from a twelve year old child from my village. He was calling me from a bus stop. He’d taken a bus into the city alone, and he was calling me to ask if I could help him find a way to go to school. Both of his parents had died of AIDS, and he had no money for tuition. I told him to stay where he was, and left work immediately to pick him up. At first I was very mad at him. He should not have travelled alone. But then I looked at him and I saw myself. I’d also been desperate to go to school after my father was killed, but we had no money. So even though I was suffering myself, I told him I would try to help him. My salary was not enough, so I tried many things to get the money. After work, I went to the landfill to hunt for recyclables. But after I paid to have them cleaned, there was no money left. Now I’m trying to make bricks. I have a small operation in the village to make bricks, and I sell them in the city. It doesn’t make much money, but it’s enough to pay tuition for the boy and three of his siblings.” 

(Kampala, Uganda)

Virtuous cycle | 2014

Modern family | 2014

Modern family | 2014

Ascending Mt. Cashmere | 2014

Regeneration | 2014

Regeneration | 2014

Skyler | 2014

Skyler | 2014

Looking down on the Enchantments from the ridge ascent of Mt. Cashmere | 2014

Looking down on the Enchantments from the ridge ascent of Mt. Cashmere | 2014

Who will win?

Who will win?

Cody next to Tobey’s Parnasas

Cody next to Tobey’s Parnasas

Tags: art mark tobey
New York Times, 5:17pm PST
Interesting how despite the officer having no knowledge of the robbery when stopping Brown the New York Times doesn’t hesitate to parrot that “the convenience store robbery … led to the shooting death of Michael Brown” while prominently displaying the video of the robbery. 

New York Times, 5:17pm PST

Interesting how despite the officer having no knowledge of the robbery when stopping Brown the New York Times doesn’t hesitate to parrot that “the convenience store robbery … led to the shooting death of Michael Brown” while prominently displaying the video of the robbery.