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Picture of Syrian refugee in Turkey with facial tattoos called deq

Last fall, photographer Jodi Hilton visited Syrian refugee camps in Turkey, across the border from Kobane, Syria. There, she encountered women who displayed the last of a fading art form—deq facial…

Kurdish fighter anti isis and Shiite terrorists

A Kurdish female soldier from the Syrian Democratic Forces rests from frontline action at a forward operating base, on November near the ISIS-held town of Hole, in the autonomous region of Rojava, Syria.

The late Wes Craven, pictured in 2005.  Great horror director, gentle man.

Wes Craven: his life and career – in pictures

Veteran Hollywood horror director Wes Craven, who made the A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream film franchises, dies after being diagnosed with brain cancer

Memorializing Women of Color Who Died After Police Encounters.

Precarious Lives: Memorializing Women of Color Who Died After Police Encounters

My friend Katerina - named in TIME Magazine as one of the Persons of the Year 2011.    http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2101745_2102138_2102250,00.html

Time Magazine's "Person of the Year": A Greek protestor, her face covered in Maalox to protect her skin somewhat from the tear gas used against the crowds.

I'm not entirely sure this one is real....I haven't checked the website it was taken from.  It very well may be....it just looks clearer and better than most.  post mortem photography

The most beautiful expression of love and grief in the Victorian era was the tradition of post mortem photography.

This US Olympian Just Made History By Fencing In Hijab Ibtihaj Muhammad is the first American athlete to wear the traditional Muslim hijab during the Olympics.

This US Olympian Just Made History By Fencing In Hijab

Meet Ibtihaj Muhammad, the history-making Olympian who called out SXSW for telling her to remove her hijab - The Washington Post