Catching Our Eye
Submissions from the entire Stream Team -- anything and everything that we find interesting.
via Think Mexican: "With globalization, modern diseases like diabetes and obesity have become a big problem for Mexicans (on both sides) of the border."
"The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is." - Nadine Gordimer
second story sudan: Inspired by ‘Humans of New York’, Sudanese photographer Qusai Akoud has started a new facebook page featuring portraits of the humans of Khartoum, along with their stories.
"Aunties with swag" -- Upping the Aunty is a mixed media portrait project by artist Meera Sethi that celebrates the South Asian “aunty”
ICTMN.com: 10 Natives Who Should Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill
Hmong Embroidery | This tapestry portrays the Secret War in Laos, during the Vietnam War.
Raden Ayu Kartini, (21 April 1879 – 17 September 1904), or sometimes known as Raden Ajeng Kartini, was a prominent Javanese and an Indonesian national heroine. Kartini was a pioneer in the area of women's rights for Indonesians.
Euler diagram of African Organisations: UMA = the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) COMESA = the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa CEN-SAD = Community of Sahel-Saharan States EAC = East African Community ECCAS = Economic Community of Central African States ECOWAS = Economic Community of West African States IGAD = Intergovernmental Authority on Development SADC = Southern Africa Development Community
Euler diagram of African Organisations
Human skull at Kigali Memorial Centre, Rwanda • "During 100 days, from the assassination of Juvénal Habyarimana on April 6 1994 through July, at least 800,000 people were killed, according to a Human Rights Watch estimate..." © Eric Lafforgue
Muslim Pakistani-American comic book character Kamala Khan is the fourth Ms. Marvel.
#NotYourTigerLily - hashtag created to speak out against stereotypes of Native Americans and the casting of white actors in Native American roles in Hollywood
Madonna and Child of Surveillance [follow this link to find a short video and analysis of drones and the future of surveillance: www.thesociologic...] Artist: Jared Rodriguez
Alejandra Garcia Serna, historian and documentary filmmaker. Poster for the project “There will be no peace without women”.