society & demographics
The Statue of Liberty Was Originally Intended to Celebrate the End of American Slavery
We spoke with Ed Berenson, author of The Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story, about the little-known origins of the iconic statue in New York Harbor.
After a Police Shooting, One Father's Quest for Justice Sets a Precedent
After a cop killed his son, Nicholas Heyward Sr. became a mentor to the Black Lives Matter movement. His crusade may finally pay off.
Portraits of a Socialite Who Named Her Dog After Jackie O
Six years ago, photographer Chuck Grant met Tina Santi Flaherty, who lives above Jackie Kennedy's old apartment on 5th Avenue. Tina describes Jackie Kennedy as her muse. These photos are inspired by the Kennedy aesthetic.
A Japanese Photographer Examines Identity Stereotypes
Eighteen-year-old Izumi Miyazaki cites a number of surrealists as her inspiration in her thoughtful, wry, and precise work on identity stereotypes, setting cultural clichés alongside grotesque or awkward elements.