Exhibition at the United Nations
If you happen to be in NYC during August or September, please check out this group exhibition from Photophilanthropy. PhotoPhilanthropy addresses critical social and environmental issues around the world by providing nonprofits and photographers with the resources to work together to create images that drive social change. I’m happy that they have selected one of my photos to be part of the...
Rachael Jane →
Missouri still leads the nation on black homicide...
According to the Violence Policy Center “Washington, DC—Missouri leads the nation in the rate of black homicide victimization for the second year in a row according to a new analysis of unpublished Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data released today by the Violence Policy Center (VPC).” http://www.vpc.org/press/1201homicide.htm
"You can call this 'class warfare' all you want. ...
— President BARACK OBAMA
We do not accept that ours will ever be a nation of ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’: we...– Republican governor MITCH “I really said that” DANIELS, in delivering the GOP response to the State of the Union Tuesday night. Continuing the Republican theme of “I deny that this nation has poor people, impoverished people, and what other civilized societies might otherwise term ‘the...
Exposure 2011 | Rachael Jane →
True Light Family Resource Center: A Life in... →
I just added my photo essay to PhotoPhilanthropy’s website. I’m honored to have my work and the work of True Light Family Resource Center be shown there. Please take time to browse and view also their impressive collection of works by photographers working with all types of non-profits.
What's Next? A States Spring? #OccupyKC...
In light of the current economy many have taken notice of the Wall Street greed and have learned from the organizational tactics involved in Arab Spring. A “how to” blueprint seems to be circulating. It seems democratic tactics may also work in the US. Or not. A handful of protesters were seen Sept. 30th in the area surrounding the Kansas City Federal Reserve building. They claim...
Freedom House Opening
Writer Tom Ryan and I attended the opening of the Freedom House on 31st and Charlotte. His experience can be found below at The Kansas City Star. See more work by Tom Ryan here http://crossroadscurrents.blogspot.com/. True Light, Emancipation, and now Freedom at 31st and Charlotte | Midwest VoicesNo comments have been posted. Perhaps you’d like to be the first? You’ll need to log...
Love Finally, the Story of LaVell and ElVester
Two people with dark pasts and disappointing previous marriages found new life together. LaVell was once married to an HIV positive, now convicted rapist and child molester. She then became homeless after her divorce. ElVester’s previous marriage fell apart because his ex-wife had become addicted to methamphetamine. The two met at a local church, were friends then fell in love. As part of...
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Friday: Slide Show Benefit for Emancipation... →
Please stop by anytime between 7-9:30 pm on First Friday, tomorrow to see the slideshow! There is no fee to attend, but tax-deductible donations will be…
Starting Salaries for Teachers in KCMO School... →
After reading an article on teacher’s salaries from the New York Times today, I decided to look how KCMO schools faired. What I found is that KCMSD has one of the lowest…
Gun Violence in KC's East Side →
“Missouri ranked No. 1 in black homicides in the United States for the second time in four years, according to the Violence Policy Center’s annual study of victims.” Read more: …