Chiseling Away at America’s Racist History

Other night of June 18th, 2020 I was standing with a handful of photographers on the outside of the protests that were happening at the monument to disgraced Confederate general Robert E Lee in Richmond Virginia. Not much was happening but as a photographer, you end up sticking around into the late-night just in case…

General Lee Loses Again.

Thursday morning we’ll have a better idea if the monument to America’s greatest traitor will fall over the weekend or allies of the Confederacy will once again ride in the streets of Richmond. But for now we have the beauty of the people’s voice in the form of graffiti all over the base of the…

Dean of UDC Law Speaks at #BLM March

Washington D.C. – June 6th, 2020 The Renée McDonald Hutchins, the Dean of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law compared the death of George Floyd to past martyrs of the Civil Rights movement like George Stinney who was executed by the state when he was 14 years old….

The Meaningful Addition to DC’s Black Lives Matter Plaza

Sign the Black Lives Matter petition to #DefundThePolice here.Read more about the idea of defunding the police here and here. So many people celebrated Mayor Bowser’s creation of a black lives matter plaza on the road that leads to Lafayette Park and the White House. I wouldn’t take that away from anyone. But like so…

Photos: Trump’s Wall in Washington DC

According to media reports, Trump will take down the over one mile of fencing that has been surrounding the White House for the last week. That’s a positive. But unfortunately that means that the signs and art that has been covering the ‘wall’ will also have to be taken down. In my experience that usually…

PHOTOS: Washington DC #BLM Still in the Streets

The White House seems to keep moving the fence father and father back, now taking over the entirety of Lafayette Park pushing the protests literally into the streets. The big protest happens on Saturday where they expect huge numbers of people gathering along the road now painted in huge yellow letters that spell out BLACK…

Photos from Lancaster, PA’s Protest Against Police Violence

Lancaster, PA – May 31, 2020 Text by Zach D Roberts, Photos by Paige Durborow Most of the coverage of the protests that have sprung up across the nation after the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police officers while in their custody have been of larger cities. But even smaller towns have seen incredible…

‘Rally to Free NY’ in Syracuse

Taking a page from the reopen America events, a set of similar rallies were held around New York State.  It is rare to have a conservative tinged rally or event in Syracuse (outside of a private fundraiser) even though currently the mayor is a Republican as is the congressman. Back when the tea party was…

COVID-19 Behind Bars – Interview w/ Adryan Corcione & Eli Sadoff

This week on the Visu.News podcast I chat with the creators of the website tracking cases of COVID-19 in people who are incarcerated.  Around the time we recorded this interview in April, Chicago’s Cook County Jail had the highest concentration of cases of coronavirus in the US… and that’s with the majority of inmates not…

ReOpen America rally-goers are members of Trump’s death cult

Originally published in NationofChange The protests across the country this past week calling for a ‘reopening of America’ is the obvious conclusion to the election of Donald Trump to the Presidency. Roughly a thousand people rallied in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania this week in the middle of a worldwide pandemic that has so far taken over 45,000 American…