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    Photo Ville return to NYC

    Photo Ville is a free event dedicated to photography that varies in color, style and form held under the Brooklyn Bridge from mid- to late September. The event showcased dozens of galleries inside rows of elongated shipping containers. Many of the galleries’ photographs were based on anthropological studies about various cultures, conquests and failures. One of the exhibits, presented by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa, ran along the lower level of Photo Ville’s complex and featured works about strong African women overcoming prejudices and rising above certain social stigmas within their countries.   Uduak Isong Oguamanam, the CEO of her own production company, “Closer Pictures,” shared her story.…

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    Through My Eyes: The Inauguration of Donald J. Trump

    It all started with a simple text I sent to my best friend asking, “Do you want to go to the inauguration with me?” Two months later I found myself sitting in the passenger seat of my car at 2:30 a.m. driving under the Delaware night sky. I had just landed in Newark, returning from a trip to from Miami a couple hours prior. My best friend Ariel picked me up and we were off to our nation’s capital. After five hours of black coffee, deep conversation, and scratchy radio music we arrived to our pre-booked parking spot in Washington, D.C. We made our way through the cold streets of…