Eritrea’s capital added to UNESCO World Heritage list — National Post

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WARSAW, Poland — Eritrean officials on Saturday claimed “victory” after the U.N. cultural agency unanimously decided to put the African nation’s capital city of Asmara on the UNESCO World Heritage list — the result of years of lobbying by one of the world’s most reclusive governments. The decision during a session of the UNESCO World…

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Holmberg: Yes, let’s have a good look at RVA’s monumental history — with honesty and respect — WTVR.com

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RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond’s new mayor lived up to his name and a campaign promise Thursday when he introduced the Monument Avenue Commission and outlined its tasks to re-write the “false narratives” of Richmond’s world-famous Confederate monuments and find some new statues to add some diversity. It was perhaps Lavar Stoney’s most stoney and passionate…

via Holmberg: Yes, let’s have a good look at RVA’s monumental history — with honesty and respect — WTVR.com

The Legendary Glastonbury Festival

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Photojournalist Barry Lewis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his book documenting 14 years of the Glastonbury Festival ‘Vaguely Lost in Shangri La‘. To see Barry’s body of work click on any image. In the autumn of 2003 I met Debs Armstrong and the legendary Roy Gurvitz […]

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Tuesday Photo Challenge: Old, Historical Sites in China — The Shower of Blessings

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The theme for Frank’s Tuesday Photo Challenge this week is “Old.” I thought of finding all the photos show the old cars I had, old collections, or old furnitures. But my final focus goes back to the ancient structures or historical sites of China. Here is Frank at Dutch Goes the Photo Challenge for May […]

via Tuesday Photo Challenge: Old, Historical Sites in China — The Shower of Blessings

The Energetic Religious Festivals Of Bangladesh — Edge of Humanity Magazine

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Documentary and Fine Arts Photographer Gobinda Paul is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. These images are from his ‘Cultural‘ gallery. To see Gobinda’s body of work click on any image. See also: Daily Life Gallery By Gobinda Paul […]

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Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Roma Bridal Market”. To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image. Teenage Roma girls match up with their future husbands at open-air activity in Bulgaria. Poor Roma families use these markets […]

via The Cost Of A Bride – Roma’s Traditional Wedding   Negotiations — Edge of Humanity Magazine

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IN A RURAL CEMETERY in unincorporated Cannon City some five miles northeast of Faribault, a chain link fence separates gravestones from fields. Here the wind blows strong among spruce and cedar trees branching over gravestones. For a century and a half now, mourners have come to this place of solitude and grace […]

via A grassroots Memorial Day observance at a 150-year-old rural Minnesota cemetery — Minnesota Prairie Roots