In the aftermath of the president’s failure to condemn the uprising of the KKK, the American Nazi party and other white supremacists in Charlottesville Virginia which resulted in the murder of Heather Heyer, an anti racism counterdemonstrator, and becuause the president failed to condemn the racist bigotry of the demonstrators, people around the country met in vigils and marches and rallies to condemn hate, support anti racism and pay condolences to Heather. These are some photos from a vigil in Montclair New Jersey on Sunday August 13, 2017.
the last roses usually bloom at the end of October or the beginning of November where I live. Because of an extraordinarily warm summer this beauty began to bloom at the end of November, a month later than usual. I took it inside before the first frost so that it could bloom fully and remind me during cold December days of late spring when the first roses bloom
The American Cancer Fund is dedicated to the education, support and empowerment of those diagnosed with Cancer by organizing and clarifying information. Each December it hosts a 5k run with Santa, called Run Santa Run. I had the privilege of photographing the run this year.
My granddaughters actually
Free to breathe is a fundraising and research organization whose mission and vision is to Double lung cancer survival by 2022 by focusing on Funding research with the greatest potential to save lives; increasing the number of lung cancer patients participating in clinical trials;and building and empowering the lung cancer community. To help achieve its goals Free to Breathe holds fundraising events around the country. On October 2, 2016 it held a 5k walk/run in Succassana New Jersey.
I was privleged to photograph the opening reception of an exhibit called “Envisioning Election and Politics in 2016” at the Puffin Cultural Forum in Teaneck New Jersey. The two photographs below do not represent the main theme of the exhibit or all the artists shown. They only depict one artist, Michael D’Antuono and one speaker, the poet Toney Jackson, and one current running through this period in our history.