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When Albert Einstein met Charlie Chaplin. Einstein said, “What I admire most about your art, is its universality. You do not say a word, and yet … the world understands you.” “It’s true”, replied Chaplin, “But your fame is even greater: The world admires you, when nobody understands you.”
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Nov 4, 1965. Chaplain John McNamara administers the last rites to photographer Dickey Chapelle in South Vietnam. She became the first female war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam and the first American female reporter to be killed in action. She was given a full marine burial. Photo by Henri Huet who was later also…
Czech citizens having to greet invading German troops, October 1938. This photo is haunting!
John Spizack had access to photograph forced-labor camps. This photo of an unidentified man tied to a pickax shows a typical punishment for blacks living in these conditions, early 1930s.
Madam Efunroye Tinubu (c. 1810 – 1887) was an active adversary of the British Colonial Government of what is now Nigeria that was banished by it from Lagos to her native Abeokuta. She was a former slave trader who, having realised the relative differences between domestic slaving and the inhumane treatment of slaves in Europe…