Yolanda Martinez holds a candle with a photograph of one of the 43 student teachers missing from the normal school in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero. A candlelight vigil was held in Pilsen on October 17th.
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People protested in front Mexican Consulate in Chicago on October 8th, demanding that the consulate put pressure on the Mexican government about the disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa, a letter was also handed to the consulate with demands and in solidarity with the family of the missing students. A national protest in Mexico coincided with protest at several Mexican consulates in the United States and in consulates in Europe.
Some of the biggest protest in Mexico occurred in Chilpancingo just 20 minutes from where the disappearances occurred and in Mexico City, were around 10,000 people took the streets to demand the students back alive. Not to long after the disappearances took place a mass grave was found with 28 bodies, authorities are still conducting investigations and DNA test to find out if the bodies belong to the students according to reports.
Top 4 photos by: William Camargo
bottom 4 photos by: Grace Donnelly
Some of the most amazing people I have met in Guatemala.
They allowed me into their life’s and made me realize many things.
Scenes from after a game of futbol in Chocola, Guatemala.
Back in Chicago :)
Scenes from Mexican Independence celebration
top left portrait: Gerardo Casas
top right portrait: Alex Peña
Two portraits from the skate plaza in St. Cloud
Jacob & Sean
something from when I use to photographs concerts
Kendall & Hamza participated in a Leadership Academy at Camp Ripley in Minnesota.
Taken with my I-phone