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”
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
"Sometimes you have to look down to find someone to look up to" #Paralympics
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”.