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Maryland’s Dream Act Passed by Voters

During the Presidential election on November 6, 2012, Maryland citizens voted in favor of the state’s version of the “Dream Act”. The law grants in-state public tuition rates to undocumented immigrant students who have attended Maryland high schools for at least three years.  Students must first attend a community college and earn at least 60 […]

Sharing the American Dream

Sharing the American Dream from Jacob Foko on Vimeo.   “Sharing the American Dream”, is a short documentary about undocumented immigrants in the United States. It highlights the challenges undocumented immigrants face and those who work to help them rebuild their lives and communities in a new country. These immigrants experience the same struggles and […]

Highlights of Africa Rising

Highlights of Africa Rising from Jacob Foko on Vimeo. On Friday, September 21, 2012, on a beautiful, bright and sunny morning at the Washington Convention Center in the heart of Washington, DC, people gathered for Africa Rising, a daylong forum on African political, economic, security, health and development issues. A highlight was the 90-minute first panel […]

Global Humanitarian Photojournalists’ Projects

There are few moments in life where we have the chance to truly make a difference, touch someone’s life, and inspire hope. This is one of those moments. Global Humanitarian Photojournalists (GHPG) was founded in November 2007 to document fallout from war or natural disasters, capturing the reality of lives in adversity, and inspiring hope […]

DC Confidential

Forty years ago, an anonymous source gave Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein critical information that led to the resignation of then-president Richard Nixon and the conviction of 48 administration officials. The Watergate scandal, as it is popularly known, was the result of a June, 1972 break in at the Democratic National Committee […]