Labour in Mali
showcasing the blacksmiths of Bamako’s hills, the sand extraction in Niger river, the gold miners of Kokoro and the potters of Segou.
Birds Of Africa
Inspired by Africa’s most common birds, Canadian photographer and art director Ben C.K. enlisted the help of make up artist and hair stylist Sandrine Martineau, together with South Sudanese model Evangeli Anteros, to take on various makeup looks depicting the bold colors of the Bateleur, Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill, Saddle-billed Stork and the Lilac-breasted Roller for this HUFF Magazine editorial.
Eight months after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank off the coast of Lampedusa, killing more than 360 people and spurring an international outcry, the flow of migrants risking the perilous sea journey to Europe shows no signs of letting up. Already this year, the number of migrants arriving by boat on Italy’s shores has surpassed 40,000, the total number of migrants that arrived in 2013.
On World Refugee Day, June 20, TIME is publishing a collection of images from photographer Massimo Sestini, who accompanied the Italian navy on its rescue missions earlier this month. The shots depict the treacherous conditions in which tens of thousands of migrants and refugees attempt the crossing, packed in rickety motorboats with limited supplies. But they also reveal, in a manner rarely seen, the human faces of some of the men, women and children who risk everything to make it to Europe.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ( Library of Alexandria)
Its a major library and cultural center located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. It is both a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, and an attempt to rekindle something of the brilliance that this earlier center of study and erudition represented.
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International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of International Day and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
The purpose of the day(March 25) is to honors the lives of those who died as a result of slavery or experienced the horrors of the slave trade. It is also an occasion to raise awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice.
Photograph of a slave boy in Zanzibar enduring ‘An Arab master’s punishment for a slight offence. ’ c. 1890. via wikipedia
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