Sylvia Poggioli. Poggioli, a reporter for National Public Radio, provides accounts of the Bosnian Civil war through her interviews with the individuals who are lived through this tragedy.
Sydney Shanberg. Shanberg, a Pulitzer Prize winning author and reporter, provided a first hand account of the fall of Cambodia in 1975. The memoir of his experiences in Cambodia titled The Death and Life of Dith Pran, was adapted into an Academy Award winning film.
Jerry Mitchell. Mitchell, an investigative reporter for the Clarion-Ledger in Mississippi, was an Integral part of the continued investigation and reopening of the cases against Sam Bowers, the Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, and Byron De La Beckwith, the individual responsible for the murder of Medgar Evers. Michell is portrayed in the film, The Ghosts of Mississippi.
Gordon Parks. As a LIFE Magazine photographer, Parks used his camera to present the reality of prejudice, intolerance and poverty in America, often through the images of children. His perseverance though an impoverished childhood and the limitations imposed by a segregated society make him an inspiration.
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