The Alicia Patterson Foundation announces with sadness the death of one of its current fellows, Philippe Wamba.
Philippe Wamba, Who Wrote of Life as African and American, Dies at 31 By RANDY KENNEDYNew York Times Philippe Wamba, the son of a Congolese rebel leader, who wrote about his family’s complex and often disorienting dual existence as both Africans and Americans, died Wednesday in a car accident in Kenya
The schools built by Julius Rosenwald, who is the subject of DIANE GRANAT’s Patterson research, were added to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 11 most endangered historic sites. Rosenwald, the president of Sears, Roebuck and Co., paid for 4,977 schools for black students in the American South.
Chris Bull is now senior political correspondent for PlanetOutInc.com, in San Francisco. He writes a column, Bull’s Eye, and continues his interest in baseball, with his office just a few blocks from SBC Park. He co-authored a 2003 book with Billy Bean, “Going the Other Way: Lessons from a Life
Earl Dotter’s photo essay and article, “Winter Harvest of Danger,” which was based on his Alicia Patterson research, appeared in Maritime Life and Traditions magazine.
Earl Dotter has Produced A CD of His Photo Exhibit, “When Duty Calls, A Tribute to New York City Firefighters.”
EARL DOTTER has produced a CD of his photo exhibit, “When Duty Calls, A Tribute to New York City Firefighters.” The exhibit was shown at the Harvard School of Public Health and was shown at the American Public Health Association’s symposium on Terrorism and Public Health. Earl won the Alice
Zana Briski’s Project was Part of an Exhibition of Children’s Photography at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Zana Briski’s project of giving cameras to children in India was part of an exhibition of children’s photography at Lincoln Center in New York City. “Outside the Frame,” organized by PixelPress and presented in conjunction with the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival included her project, “The Kids of Sonagachi:
EARL DOTTER received the Alice Hamilton Award from the American Public Health Association, recognizing his ” lifetime of service in Occupational Health & Safety” because of his photography documenting the world of work. The award was presented by the Occupational Health Section at APHA’s annual meeting. Earl has another exhibit
While working on her photojournalism project on the brothels in India, ZANA BRISKI has been teaching local children how to shoot photographs. Some of their pictures are up on her web site at www.pixelpress.org/contents/zana/.