Michelle Dodson, Associate Pastor of New Community Covenant Church, leads hundreds of demonstrators in a prayer of lament. Protestors gathered outside of the Chicago Police Department's main office (3510 S Michigan Avenue) to call for a federal investigation into the death of Laquan McDonald, a Chicago teen gunned down by police.
Zanzibari boys take turns diving into the bay in Stone Town, Zanzibar.
Ret. Marine Corps. member Marty Delismon remembers those that he served alongside during a Memorial Day Ceremony in Frankfort, IL
A Becoming a Man: Sport Edition mentor, prepares one of his program members for his first boxing bout. Becoming a Man: Sports Edition pairs mentors with students from Chicago area schools, providing character development curriculum through the medium of after school sports programs.
Chicago's Pride Parade is one of the largest in the world, and offers both participants and spectators the opportunity to express their sexuality without fear of hate. Despite recent strides in protecting LBGTQ rights, many in this community hold onto the fear that they may be persecuted or lose employment because of their sexuality.
Chicago State University's Clemmye Owens V drives to the rim during a 82-53 loss to the University of Missouri-Kansas. Uncertainty of Chicago State’s future loomed over what could have been a chance to ease the frustration and disappointment the university has encountered during the last few months.
19-year-old Rey Furia of Lucha Libre Gali bypassed a traditional path, instead devoting himself to professional wrestling. He travels almost every weekend across the midwest as a freelance wrestler.
Majeed Ojuwari is a first generation Nigerian American. Born in Portugal to a family of Nigerian diplomats, Majeed immigrated to the United States to play college soccer. After trials with the Chicago Fire and the Colombus Crew, Majeed now plays as a striker for Chicago's Gazelle Soccer Club, one of the most decorated Nigerian soccer teams in the country.
Motorbikes, or boda bodas as their colloquially known in Eastern Africa, make up roughly 70 percent of motor vehicles in Kenya. However, tourists are advised against riding on them due difficulties in safety regulation and that many boda boda operators are reported to be drunk.