Source: Raza, Sheeraz, Martin Luther King, Jr.: Quotes And Infographic, ValueWalk.com, January 18, 2015, https://www.valuewalk.com/2015/01/martin-luther-king-jr-quotes-infographic/ Readers: Today marks the 51st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. I was a very young boy when he was assassinated, and remember the sadness the nation felt with his passing. This infographic from ValueWalk.com tells the story […]

Source: –, Client Highlight: How White Supremacy Attempts to Make Slavery and Segregation, “Soooo Long Ago.”, Zerflin.com, April 6, 2016, https://zerflin.com/2016/04/06/client-highlight-how-white-supremacy-attempts-to-make-slavery-and-segregation-soooo-long-ago/. Text describing this graphic tattoo is excerpted from the Zerflin.com web site. Back in 2016, Zerflin was commissioned to create a piece of art that gives an account of America’s history with slavery. This […]

Last Wednesday, The Washington Post ran an article about The History of U.S. Border Wall Apprehensions. There were several interesting data visualizations in the article, but the one that really caught my eye was their heatmap (or density map) showing apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border, which is along the southern portion of the United States […]

Readers: In today’s blog post, I am showcasing infographics related to the School to Prison Pipeline. Per their website, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is committed to challenging the “school-to-prison pipeline,” a disturbing national trend wherein children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Many of these […]

Readers: CM Campbell discusses social commentary through the comics he draws. In this particular one, he addresses stereotypes and misconceptions by using humor and references to comics and cartoons that were very tone deaf for their times. Mr. Campbell received his BA in Fine Art with a studio emphasis at San Francisco State University, and […]

Source: Emma Batha and Ye LiMore, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 10/10/2013, http://www.trust.org/item/20131010104744-rc623/?source=facebook. Readers: Every year, around 3 million girls undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) in Africa alone. It is also practiced in pockets of the Middle East and Asia. FGM, which involves the removal of external genitalia, can cause serious physical and emotional damage, and even […]