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Bettye Lane: A Feminist Photojournalist’s Arresting Images

Posted on 09/24/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyWords may strive to appeal to the logical portion of our minds. But the images captured by photojournalists — from Robert Capa‘s photos of heroic GIs struggling to reach shore on D-Day to UPI photographer Johnny Jenkins‘s outrage-provoking photo of African American high school student Elizabeth Eckford being harassed by a mob in Little Rock in 1957 — often take hold of our hearts and reach us on a more primal emotional level. Bettye Lane, who died on Sept. 19 …

The Takeaway: Weekend Edition

Posted on 08/19/2011 by |The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin TodayAging is for the birds.  A growing number of people over 50 just refuse to let it happen. Sure, they’ll celebrate the milestone birthday, but they’ll do their best not to look their age.  Or feel it. Or even act it.  (See Ernestine Shepherd. You now have no excuse for not working out.)