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Cory Clark is a freelance photojournalist and writer focused on civil and human rights issues, social justice and politics.
He is a regular contributor with Getty Images, AP and AFP.
His work has appeared in, The Guardian, Fortune Magazine, The World Weekly and Glamour Magazine, as well as, on NBC, CNN, BBC, in addition to many other outlets.
He has exhibited his work at The Henry George School, Mug Shots, and Wet Paint Gallery.
Cory is currently working on a photodocumentary book on homelessness, based on his time on the street accompanying homeless folks in DC, New York, and Philadelphia. The book will be augmented with stories about his experiences, those he documented and statistical data, designed to bring the facts about homelessness to the reader in a visceral way that can not be ignored.
(4 comments) SHARE Thursday, December 11, 2014 Inequalities Perpetuating the Legacy of Slavery in America
The anger and outrage culminating in mass protests across the country, almost on a daily basis, are not new, but were born out of hundreds of years of violent oppression and enforced poverty, police brutality and mass incarceration and state slavery with no remedy or recourse for people of color.
SHARE Sunday, March 16, 2014 U.S. Leads World in Support of Ukrainian Nationalist Government
This week President Obama will meet with the Ukrainian Interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to discuss the situation in Crimea and U.S. and European support for the new government in Kiev. The Ukrainian Nationalist leader also spoke at a U.N. security council meeting to discuss tensions.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, January 16, 2014 The American Human Rights Hypocrisy Part 2:The Roguest of Rogue Nations
Washington, DC January 13, 2014 - The institutions and people of this great nation of ours have for many decades espoused the injustice of the imprisonment of political prisoners in communist and other despotic nations. We have jumped at the chance to go to war or funded proxy wars against those nations that have aggressively invaded their neighbors. Most notable among these are North Vietnam, the Russian Afghan war, and Iraq.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 15, 2014 The American Human Rights Hypocrisy Part 1: Economic and Social Apartheid
Washington DC, January 11, 2014 - After the re-election of president Obama, I wrote an opinion piece titled Pepsi Vs. Coke that spoke about the Left/Right paradigm. In a lot of ways the issue of human rights in this country is very similar in nature, especially where the media is concerned.
Well, I didn't give Obama a free ride on his crimes then and America doesn't get a free ride from me on Human Rights now either.
(8 comments) SHARE Friday, January 3, 2014 Housing First Vs. Political and Social Weakness
Washington, DC January 1, 2014 - What is it that is required for the survival of a human being? The obvious answers are food, water and oxygen. What is not so obvious, or so it seems, if you ask people on the street, social media or politicians, the answer is shelter or housing.
(4 comments) SHARE Friday, November 15, 2013 For Profit: Why the Non Profit System can't seem to get it right
WashingtonDC November 15,2013 - Most nonprofits advertise that 100 percent of your donations or something close to this go to their stated purpose, but if you believed this you'd have been wrong.
In fact you wouldn't be the only one suckered by the nonprofit industry, according to a report issued in 2009 by the Brigespan Group, a majority of nonprofits under report overhead costs on their tax forms as well as, fundraising...
(6 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Forward On Climate Change isn't a request!
More than 45,000 protesters surround the White House in a demonstration demanding real action on climate change. On the back of Obama's State of the Union and arrests earlier in the week. "We have one demand; Obama stop," said Harris Mud.
(6 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Pepsi or Coke, Another free pass for Obama and Corporate Fascism
Washington D.C. - Just moments after the polls closed in California and while an entire plane worth of overseas service members absentee ballots went down without being counted millions of Americans celebrated the auctioning off of the presidency for a second term, giving us another four years of Big Banker policies.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Occupy the Department of Veterans Affairs battles it out with, V.A. and Sandy, vets win
However, intimidation from the V.A. was the least of the veterans' worries going into the new week as the so called FrankenStorm hit the eastern seaboard.
The Group began preparations immediately after a group meeting of veterans and supporters that included several veterans who were taking some needed R and R at a campsite in Maryland, via phone.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Occupy At The Department Of Veterans Affairs For Those Who Can't
After years of battling with the Durham V.A. in North Carolina over her husband Donald's treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease, 47 year old Karmen Koenig finally had enough of her pleas ignored and red tape delays so she headed north in the dead of night and traveled to the main Veterans Administrative offices in Washington DC. What they found at the VA was little help, but a lot of angry protesters out front as they left.