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August 18, 2014
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chicago – aug 2014

public market in cleveland, ohio

public market in cleveland, ohio

bangkok noodles at townhall cafe in cleveland

bangkok noodles at townhall cafe in cleveland

photographing our reflection on the facade of a chicago building

photographing our reflection on the facade of a chicago building

spicy cajun food at heaven on seven, chicago

spicy cajun food at heaven on seven, chicago

cloud gate at millennium park in chicago

cloud gate at millennium park in chicago

capturing our reflections in the "bean"

capturing our reflections in the “bean”

jay pritzker pavilion in millennium park

jay pritzker pavilion in millennium park

sculptures by spanish artist jaume plensa

sculptures by spanish artist jaume plensa

crown fountain also designed by jaume plensa

crown fountain also designed by jaume plensa

crown fountain thru leafy trees

crown fountain thru leafy trees

with classically trained musician zeshan bagewadi, garden behind lutz bakery

with classically trained musician zeshan bagewadi, garden behind lutz bakery

terrific magritte exhibit at the art institute of chicago

terrific magritte exhibit at the art institute of chicago

bye for now chicago!

bye for now chicago!

August 18, 2014
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“A Human Rights Crisis”: In Unprecedented Move, Amnesty International Sends Monitors to Ferguson

After a week that saw a militarized police crackdown and the imposition of a nighttime curfew, Amnesty International USA has taken an “unprecedented” step by sending a 13-person delegation to monitor the developments in Ferguson, Missouri. It is the first time Amnesty organization has deployed observers inside the United States. More here.

August 18, 2014
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Ferguson

Aug 11: Ferguson residents began protesting after Mike Brown, unarmed black teenager, was shot on Saturday, and they continued in front of police headquarters on Sunday.

Credit Dilip Vishwanat for The New York Times

Credit Dilip Vishwanat for The New York Times