Civil War reenactor Yulanda Burgess at RFK Stadium before the Grand Review. The United States Colored Troops, the African American arm of the U.S. Army, were barred from marching in the original event, held to honor victorious U.S. soldiers in May 1865, Washington, DC, 2015

Civil War reenactor Yulanda Burgess at RFK Stadium before the Grand Review. The United States Colored Troops, the African American arm of the U.S. Army, were barred from marching in the original event, held to honor victorious U.S. soldiers in May 1865, Washington, DC, 2015

 19 March 2016--Henrico Co, VA--Headstone of U.S. Army veteran Louis Burton that had been buried under a heap of illegally dumped trash.

19 March 2016--Henrico Co, VA--Headstone of U.S. Army veteran Louis Burton that had been buried under a heap of illegally dumped trash.

 U.S. Marine stops vehicle at snap checkpoint, Babil province, Iraq, 2004

U.S. Marine stops vehicle at snap checkpoint, Babil province, Iraq, 2004

 Gulou (the Drum Tower), Beijing, PR China, 1996

Gulou (the Drum Tower), Beijing, PR China, 1996

 Former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator (D-NY) Hillary Clinton attends American Academy in Berlin Richard C. Holbrooke Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2013

Former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator (D-NY) Hillary Clinton attends American Academy in Berlin Richard C. Holbrooke Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 2013

 President-elect Barack Obama meets performers after the We Are One Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, 2009

President-elect Barack Obama meets performers after the We Are One Inaugural Concert at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, 2009

 Congressman John Lewis (D-GA, 5th District), shows photographs on his wall to visiting member of the League of American Bicyclists, Washington, DC, 2014  

Congressman John Lewis (D-GA, 5th District), shows photographs on his wall to visiting member of the League of American Bicyclists, Washington, DC, 2014
 

 U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks to members of the League of American Bicyclists, other lobbyists, and guests at Capitol Hill meet-and-greet, 5 Washington, DC, 2014

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks to members of the League of American Bicyclists, other lobbyists, and guests at Capitol Hill meet-and-greet, 5 Washington, DC, 2014

 Discarded grave decorations in a pile near the entrance to the active section of Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, VA, 2015

Discarded grave decorations in a pile near the entrance to the active section of Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, VA, 2015

 Uncleared section of neglected East End Cemetery as a rainstorm approaches, Henrico Co., 2016

Uncleared section of neglected East End Cemetery as a rainstorm approaches, Henrico Co., 2016

 A student from  Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School  in Richmond perched atop a Dumpster to which volunteers haul illegally dumped trash, including car tires, during a work day at East End Cemetery, Richmond/Henrico Co., 2016     

A student from Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School in Richmond perched atop a Dumpster to which volunteers haul illegally dumped trash, including car tires, during a work day at East End Cemetery, Richmond/Henrico Co., 2016
 

 

 Guests at a Ford Foundation event watch  Collections , a virtual reality documentary film by artist Lynette Wallworth, New York, NY, 2016

Guests at a Ford Foundation event watch Collections, a virtual reality documentary film by artist Lynette Wallworth, New York, NY, 2016

 Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, 6 March 2014

Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, 6 March 2014

 Denzel Washington poses for a photo with family on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial before the We Are One Inaugural Concert for President-elect Barack Obama, Washington, DC, 2009

Denzel Washington poses for a photo with family on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial before the We Are One Inaugural Concert for President-elect Barack Obama, Washington, DC, 2009

 Visiting pastor Leslie Hollaway of Oak Grove Baptist Church(Wakefield, VA) preaches at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Williamsburg, VA, 2015

Visiting pastor Leslie Hollaway of Oak Grove Baptist Church(Wakefield, VA) preaches at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Williamsburg, VA, 2015

 Alfre Woodard reads work by US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts and by their caregivers at Writers Guild Initiative Gala, NY, NY, 2016

Alfre Woodard reads work by US veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts and by their caregivers at Writers Guild Initiative Gala, NY, NY, 2016

 21st-century documenter and member of the United States Colored Troops during the 150th anniversary of the Grand Review of Union troops, Washington, DC, 2015

21st-century documenter and member of the United States Colored Troops during the 150th anniversary of the Grand Review of Union troops, Washington, DC, 2015

 Sisters Ann (Palmer) Jones and Dot (Palmer) Harrold pose in front of Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, among whose founders were their (and my) great-grandparents, Mat and Julia (Fox) Palmer, Williamsburg, VA, 2014

Sisters Ann (Palmer) Jones and Dot (Palmer) Harrold pose in front of Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, among whose founders were their (and my) great-grandparents, Mat and Julia (Fox) Palmer, Williamsburg, VA, 2014

 QuoVadis Wright, keeper of a personal archive devoted to the history of her family and the African American community,  at home, Williamsburg, VA, 2016

QuoVadis Wright, keeper of a personal archive devoted to the history of her family and the African American community,  at home, Williamsburg, VA, 2016

 Vivian Coleman and grandson Jaylen pose at East End Cemetery, where they have worked as volunteers clearing brush from burial plots, Henrico County, VA, 2015

Vivian Coleman and grandson Jaylen pose at East End Cemetery, where they have worked as volunteers clearing brush from burial plots, Henrico County, VA, 2015

 United States Colored Troops reenactors after Civil War Battle of New Market Heights event, Henrico, VA, 2014

United States Colored Troops reenactors after Civil War Battle of New Market Heights event, Henrico, VA, 2014

 Fourth of July tour of Robert E. Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, 2015

Fourth of July tour of Robert E. Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, 2015

 Confederate reenactors at a "stacking of the arms" ceremony during the sesquicentennial of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to Union forces, Appomattox, VA., 2015

Confederate reenactors at a "stacking of the arms" ceremony during the sesquicentennial of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to Union forces, Appomattox, VA., 2015

 Confederate section of Oakwood Cemetery, maintained both by the City of Richmond and the Sons of Confederate Veterans, which gets public funds to care for graves through a provision in the Virginia state code, Richmond, VA, 2015

Confederate section of Oakwood Cemetery, maintained both by the City of Richmond and the Sons of Confederate Veterans, which gets public funds to care for graves through a provision in the Virginia state code, Richmond, VA, 2015

 Scene at State House as white supremacists arrive for scheduled rally to protest the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the capitol, Columbia, SC, 2015.

Scene at State House as white supremacists arrive for scheduled rally to protest the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the capitol, Columbia, SC, 2015.

 Sculpture of Robert E. Lee, general in Confederate Army, in chaple named for him at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, 2015

Sculpture of Robert E. Lee, general in Confederate Army, in chaple named for him at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, 2015

 Fourth of July fireworks and statue commissioned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Cumberland Square Park, Bristol, VA, 2015  

Fourth of July fireworks and statue commissioned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Cumberland Square Park, Bristol, VA, 2015
 

 Fruit of Islam security detail guard Ben Chavis, Million Man March, Washington, DC, 1995

Fruit of Islam security detail guard Ben Chavis, Million Man March, Washington, DC, 1995

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 A volunteer instructor from the Development and Finishing School assists a young lady in a table etiquette exercise, Plaza Hotel, New York, NY, 2004

A volunteer instructor from the Development and Finishing School assists a young lady in a table etiquette exercise, Plaza Hotel, New York, NY, 2004

 Young lady at East Harlem asthma screening event, New York, NY, 2013  

Young lady at East Harlem asthma screening event, New York, NY, 2013
 

 Muay Thai fighters during ceremony before the King's Cup, held to honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his birthday, at Sanam Luang Park, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003

Muay Thai fighters during ceremony before the King's Cup, held to honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his birthday, at Sanam Luang Park, Bangkok, Thailand, 2003

 Young muay Thai fighter before bout held on birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, Bangkok Noi, Thailand, 2003

Young muay Thai fighter before bout held on birthday of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, Bangkok Noi, Thailand, 2003

 Muay Thai fighter Shannon Forrester kicks opponent on the way to victory on points, Bangkok, Thailand, 1998

Muay Thai fighter Shannon Forrester kicks opponent on the way to victory on points, Bangkok, Thailand, 1998

 Boxer before bout, Friday Night Fights, New York, NY, 2005

Boxer before bout, Friday Night Fights, New York, NY, 2005

 Boxing, New York, NY, April 2005

Boxing, New York, NY, April 2005

 Masjid Sultan, Singapore, 2010

Masjid Sultan, Singapore, 2010

 Candlelight vigil in Victoria Square Park before the handover of Hong Kong by the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, 1997

Candlelight vigil in Victoria Square Park before the handover of Hong Kong by the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, 1997

 Iraqi election officials count votes after first election after fall of Saddam Hussein, Babil Province, 2005

Iraqi election officials count votes after first election after fall of Saddam Hussein, Babil Province, 2005

 Marines from 1st Battalion/2D Regiment patrol, Musayyib, Babil province, Iraq, 2005

Marines from 1st Battalion/2D Regiment patrol, Musayyib, Babil province, Iraq, 2005

 Mother and grandson of model worker Wei Guiying at their home, Sansi Village, People's Republic of China, 1997

Mother and grandson of model worker Wei Guiying at their home, Sansi Village, People's Republic of China, 1997

 Visiting member of People's Armed Police takes a photo in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, PR China, 1997

Visiting member of People's Armed Police takes a photo in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, PR China, 1997

  Dong yong  (winter swimming), Houhai, Beijing, China, 1997

Dong yong (winter swimming), Houhai, Beijing, China, 1997