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from SFGate

FINDING MY RELIGION / Photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto on subjects of a spiritual nature

Fetishizing Lupita Nyong’o / interesting article - "Black and white people, alike, are enamored with Nyong’o for what I believe, are different reasons. Blacks are proud that Nyong’o crushed it in her portrayal of Patsey and I’m personally excited that we’ve got another black woman winning major acting awards. Whites seems to be most preoccupied with Nyong’o's exotic look and I think that’s something we, as a society, probably need to address..."

"Back of the problem of race and color lies a greater problem and that is the fact that so many civilized person's are willing to live in comfort even if the price of this is poverty, ignorance, and disease of the majority of their fellowmen, [and] that to maintain this privilege men have waged war until today war tends to become universal and continuous." -- W.E.B. Dubios, Writer, Teacher, Civil Rights Spokesman, 1868-1963. Americans Who Tell the Truth by Robert Shetterly.

from Mail Online

Time of change: Remarkable black-and-white pictures from 1960s bring to life historical events and intimate moments from the civil rights era

Close to home: Besides his travels to the South, the photographer was able to find worthy subjects right in his own backyard, like this 1962 image depicting a line outside a surplus food depot