Text by Bruce Berman This is a stunning photo essay on “Death Row” in a teenage woman’s prison in Tehran, Iran. The photos are enlightening. The captions are essential and illuminating. Consider the “miracle”...
by Pamela Porter
Although Saturday’s world-wide protest marches were billed as Women’s – or Sisters’ – marches, hundreds of women, men and children who rallied in downtown Las Cruces carried signs as diverse as the crowd. “Equal rights for all” was a common theme, while several signs expressed concern for the fate of undocumented immigrants, the environment, freedom of speech and freedom from discrimination, regardless of ethnicity, gender (and choice) or religious preference. Support for the Native American battle against the Standing Rock pipeline, recently documented by Larry Towell, was also well represented.
This was the day after President Donald Trump assumed office.