Wendy Kozol Archives
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Activism & Protest Photo September 25, 2023

Nolan Trowe’s Wheelchair Perspective Highlights Disability Activism

Wendy Kozol looks at how Nolan Trowe's images from a wheelchair provide a unique vantage of disabled activists in the halls of Congress.

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Activism & Protest Photo February 25, 2021

What’s Distinguishing and What’s Familiar in the Post-Coup Protest Pictures from Myanmar

A former aid worker and a visual scholar help explain key media and Facebook photos after Myanmar’s military coup.

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Coronavirus Photo June 9, 2020

As Militarism Runs Rampant, Even the Virus Falls Victim

The display of military force has been so furious, it has even made Covid and the valorizing of medical workers disappear.

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War & Militarism Photo August 14, 2019

The Disappearing Island: Censorship at Guantánamo Bay

How much censorship colors a NY Times Guantánamo Bay photo essay on censorship.

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War & Militarism Photo April 11, 2019

Photography Challenge: Straddling Female Stereotypes as Women Become Marines

How well does Lynsey Addario’s New York Times boot camp story stand up in the age of #MeToo?

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Activism & Protest Photo February 6, 2018

Is the Face of Contemporary Feminism Still Too Pink and White?

For many, pink stands for a shared commitment to gender equality. However, the connection to white privilege is not readily shaken off.

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Media Focus Photo October 23, 2017

Looking at Trump and Kelly at Arlington Cemetery

Why the New York Times published the photo it did of Trump and Kelly visiting the General's son's grave.

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Disaster Focus Photo August 31, 2017

Harvey Unprecedented? What About 2 Weeks Ago in Sierra Leone?

Although Harvey's impact seems to be mercifully smaller in ways than recent monster storms overseas, these events call for larger ways to scale them.

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Race & Ethnicity Photo July 5, 2017

Importance of Seeing the Trauma: The Video of Diamond Reynolds and Daughter in Back of a Police Car

Analyzing the video of Diamond Reynolds and her daughter detained in the back of a police car after an officer shot and killed her boyfriend, Philando Castile.

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Gender & Identity Photo March 2, 2017

White Privilege and the Pussy Hat

Gender advocacy needs to reckon with the racism that has been built into the fabric of feminist movements.

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