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…

Covering the ReOpen Protests with John Rudoff

This week for Aroundthelens.com and Visu.News I spoke to photojournalist John Rudoff. John is a photojournalist who has been working in the industry for several decades covering activism, music and theater, and many foreign stories such as refugees in Greece. You can find his work at RudoffPhoto.com.

Terms and Conditions DO Apply – Instagram for Photojournalists

Become a Patron! Award-winning photographer Yunghi Kim has been warning photographers of posting on Instagram for about a decade now. We should have listened to her.  Over the years the photo-sharing site’s terms and conditions have evolved as corporate expectations change.  Several years ago, the Facebook-owned Instagram changed their terms and conditions to include specifics…

Interview with Arrested Photojournalist Michael Nigro

https://c10.patreonusercontent.com/3/eyJwIjoxfQ%3D%3D/patreon-media/p/post/28472051/3dae307f90a54d71a5e7958b036cbebe/1.mp3?token-time=1564617600&token-hash=dRjMHut6US0QZHDkYxansweT1-CWGvQLoQv-hGV2STg%3D&ext=.mp3   I’m on with photojournalist Michael Nigro, he’s covered nearly every major protest or rally you can think of – from Standing Rock to Charlottesville to… and here’s specifically why we’re having him on this week – the Extinction Rebellion protests in New York City where he was arrested. This isn’t the first time…

Women’s March survives and thrives in LA

Originally printed at NationofChange.org In 2017 the first set of Women’s Marches were considered the largest single-day protest of all time in the US. The three largest cities were Washington DC with over a million, Chicago with 250,00 and Los Angeles with 750,000. Three years later the numbers may be a bit smaller but for…

WATCH: CBS Sunday Morning on Photojournalists

CBS Sunday morning ran a 9 minute segment on combat photojournalists – focusing on Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros’ legacy – it’s a high recommended watch. The piece also discusses the important Bronx Documentary Center. If you haven’t seen Hondros the fantastic documentary about the award winning photojournalist Chris Hondros yet – it’s currently available…

Greetings from the Resistance – Kickstarter

I’ve been covering resistance movements in America since I became a photojournalist. Before that I was an activist, and organized several Bush era protests in Upstate NY. I covered the 2004 GOP convention protests in NYC, anti-war protests, and more. When Occupy Wall Street came about I was there the first day and was beaten…

Over 300 arrested at Senate offices during #CancelKavanaugh sit in

Chanting “No to Kavanaugh” over the megaphones, one by one they were pulled from the floor and arrested. Zach D. Roberts / NationofChange / News Report – Originally published on October 5, 2018 Today was a journey for the protesters that have been showing up daily to say no to the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh…