In Our Own Backyard

When I teach Visual Culture and Language, I teach the photo essay as a genre of social action. Powerful set of new photo essay about poverty in America.

Visual Culture and Language

In Our Own Backyard.

Bill Moyers says, “In the tradition of groundbreaking photojournalists like Jacob Riis, Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans, a group of photojournalists working today have brought their work together at AmericanPoverty.org to “dispel stereotypes and encourage actions that can create lasting impact in the lives of disadvantaged people.”

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