How did we get here? Here’s why the death toll in California has soared to 946

California is experiencing the largest increase in fatalities in its history, with 946 people killed and more than 2,000 more injured over the past five days, state officials said.State health officials said Tuesday that the state has recorded more than 4,000 confirmed deaths, more than double the 1,400 people who died in the entire month …

How to Photograph the Heart of a World Heritage Site: the Heart and Soul of a Lost Town

When we talk about a place like Asheville, NC, it’s a place that is hard to forget.Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the town was built by settlers as a mining outpost during the 1800s.It was known as a bustling metropolis for decades, but the population was decimated in the 1950s, and …

Why the memorial hall of Jackson Hall was built in a cemetery

By Steve Gorman The Jackson Memorial Hall in Jackson, Miss., is known as the “Black Museum of Mississippi.”The museum has an impressive collection of artifacts that dates back to the civil rights era and has been open since 1967.But the museum’s history of racial injustice and the ongoing struggle against segregation has led to many …