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Amnesty International’s 2014 Human Rights Conference / AGM

I was invited to exhibit my photography and also document parts of Amnesty International USA’s 2014 Human Rights Conference / Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Chicago two weeks ago. I usually photograph various components of these meetings each year, both nationally and regionally, which takes me all over the country – most recently to Boston, …

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Amnesty International’s Get on the Bus 2014

This week’s blog post features photos from this past Friday’s annual “Get on the Bus” gathering in New York City. Hundreds of Amnesty International members and activists got on buses and trains all throughout the northeast, from Maine to New Jersey, to gather in Manhattan for a day of human rights action and education. I …

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Amnesty International – website and action guides

Many of my blog followers know that I do a lot of photo work with Amnesty International. In fact, now days I do much of their domestic photo work in the United States – human rights campaigns, actions, and conferences. They have been using a number of my photos on their website recently (www.amnestyusa.org) and …

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Amnesty International Regional Conference

Last month I spent the weekend down in Pittsburgh to photograph the Amnesty International USA Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. Often conferences don’t make for exciting photos (people standing at podiums, anyone?), but I thought I’d share a few of my favorites anyways. It was actually a terrific conference, and I hope to make it out to …

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Savannah and the Troy Davis Hearing

It has been a month now, but at the end of June I was in Savannah, Georgia for 4 days with Amnesty International and NAACP to photograph the activities around the Troy Davis evidentiary hearing. Davis has been on death row in Georgia since 1991 for the 1989 murder of off-duty Savannah, Georgia, police officer …

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Amnesty Annual General Meeting in New Orleans

On April 9-11, Amnesty International USA held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in New Orleans. Complete with a jazz-band led march to City Hall for a rally and a party at the Hard Rock Cafe, it was an amazing and inspiring weekend. A few photo highlights follow here… Above: Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, activist and …

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