Zaire Paige had a breakout role in Antoine Fuqua's movie, Brooklyn's Finest. He was seen as a rising star. But, it all went away when he murdered a gang rival and was sentenced to 107 years in prison. [more inside]
I've only ever seen 70 & 80's era New York in movies
and I've never really thought about their source of inspiration. Until I saw this.
(a few graphic photos on that last link)
Brazil Wants to Build a Wall
Social and economic problems out of control? No problem. Brazil plans to literally build a 10 foot wall to separate the haves from the have nots.
The Kamagasaki Gallery.
Background to and photographs of a Japanese slum.