In 1944 Henryk Ross buried his negatives. He was the official photographer of the Lodz ghetto in Poland. The ghetto was being liquidated, and Ross was unsure if he would survive to retrieve his work. He did.
Iran holds an anti-ISIS cartoon contest and invites satirists around the globe to participate. Sounds worthy, except it's state-sponsored and this is the same country that held a Holocaust cartoon contest just a month ago.
Maybe everyone is an underdog at some point. Lady Gaga had a Facebook group named after her when she was a raven-eyed NYU freshman at 18. It told Stefani Germanotta, in myriad ways, that she would never be famous.
Turbaned and proud. That's Vishavjit Singh who responded to the hate directed at him after 9/11 by drawing political cartoons about being Sikh in America. Then he got really bold and dressed up as Captain America and took to the streets of New York City.
A young girl from Afghanistan escaped being forced into marrying a man when she was 14 years old — by writing a rap song about it. The young rapper is now living and going to school in the US, and she’s still making music about social justice in Afghanistan.