BY Madison N Nunes
on Apr 17, 2015
To teach her daughter about inspiring African American women, Chauncia Boyd Rogers dressed Ava Noelle up as some of the most influential ladies in American history. Despite the fact that they're just taken with a cellphone, these photos give us all an adorable HER-story lesson.
Phillis Wheatley is both the second published African-American poet and first published African-American woman.
Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was the first black, ... Read More
BY Madison N Nunes
on Mar 26, 2015
If you've seen Rent, then you probably have a pretty good idea of what squatting entails—except in reality, it's far less glamorous than being an indie documentarian avoiding your cranky mother.
During the 1970s and '80s, squatters filled abandoned homes and apartment buildings in droves all over New York City. In the 1990s the movement became less organized, but still persisted. The Lower East Side remained heavily populated with law-thwarting youths into ... Read More
BY Samantha Albala
on Sep 25, 2014
I have been brainstorming for years the best way to react to catcallers, and I think Caroline Tompkins has found it. Her creative and powerful photo project titled “Hey Baby” turns the lens on her verbal assaulters. The 22-year-old art student claimed walking around her own neighborhood was unbearable and she would constantly be harassed. In taking photos of the jerks that think they are in the right, she is able to turn around and confront the ... Read More
BY Andrea Stopa
on Apr 07, 2014
In case you needed further proof that dogs are human souls in adorable furry packages, look no further than Lynn Terry's photo series of dogs in a photo booth. Apparently humans aren't the only mammals capable of posing for an adorable series of quick shoots that make your heart melt. Look at that range of emotion!
Hopefully you are smiling a little wider after that beautiful display of genuine puppy love. Thanks to Twisted Sifter and ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Jul 08, 2013
Here's another thought-provoking, complex series of photos that challenge gender roles in relationships. Remember that kickass "Made Up" project where couples switched makeup routines? Well, this photographer took that idea to another level. Spanish artist Jon Uriarte wanted to do the shoot after talking with some dude friends about how different relationships between men and women today are from the way they were during his parents' generation. This sparked his ... Read More