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Captured

By Joshua James Amberson
Google “street photographers” and you’ll notice a common thread: regardless of which sections of the population they’re known for photographing, they’re almost uniformly white. And largely men. In the top ten search results, there are only two women and one—Vivian Maier—has only become known in the past decade, years after her death. In the top forty results, there are only three people of color.

Essentially Prisoners

By Sarah DeYoreo
On the morning of May 28, Sarah DeYoreo sent the following email to the 500-plus employees of Morrison Child & Family Services, where DeYoreo worked as a “milieu counselor” with unaccompanied immigrant children in Portland, Oregon.

To Sucker

By John Carr Walker
My father took the whole family suckering the spring I was eleven, my sister six. It's the only time I remember all of us working in the vineyards together. Dad was trying to teach us a lesson about work ethic—Dad always said he was teaching work ethic, though I can say now the only thing I learned from him about work was do things his way, or else.