Photo courtesy of Richard Herard
To be recognized as a graffiti artist, you have to start by tagging a wall at least six times a week. You wake up at 2 A.M. to hit up the side of an abandoned building, train car, or a freeway overpass. It’s sometimes dangerous, often difficult, and always exhilarating.
(Read the full article in the most recent issue of BreakPoint Worldview Magazine)
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In 2006 Gladys Achieng of Kenya had an illness that left her temporarily paralyzed. It took her two months to learn to walk again. This fall the 28-year-old and nine other women from Amani ya Juu—an African organization that offers help and healing—traveled around the United States. They walked fashion runways to unveil Amani’s new clothing line and tell their stories of suffering and hope.
(Read full article at World Magazine)
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Four years ago, Mark Hanis “didn’t know if the Janjaweed militia was a person, place or thing.” Today, the bearded 26-year-old heads the Genocide Intervention Network (GI-Net), a savvy Washington-based nonprofit dedicated to fighting genocide, particularly in Sudan.
(Read the full article here at the Washington Times)