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Archives for July, 2016

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Photojournalism and the Pulitzer Prize: Pushing conversations on race beyond St. Louis
    July 25, 2016

    “That one photo is not indicative of a lot of my work,” photojournalist Robert Cohen said. “I’m not a war photographer. I’m a community journalist.” But that one photo – Edward Crawford wearing an American flag shirt, holding his bag of St. Louis’ Red Hot Riplets, throwing a flaming tear gas canister back at police – has become the iconic image of protests that gripped suburban Ferguson, Mo., for several months in 2014.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Poetry turns to film in recent grant project
    July 18, 2016

    A recent SDHC grantee’s project harnesses the power of paintings, poetry and film to tell an emotional human story. Christine Stewart-Nuñez and the South Dakota Art Museum earned a $1,000 grant for the short film adaptation titled “Gladiolus.”

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Inaugural Veterans Writing Prize seeks submissions
    July 11, 2016

    The first Veterans Writing Prize presented by the South Dakota Humanities Council will highlight the writings of South Dakota veterans and service members. A $1,000 cash prize is offered to the winning author.