Humans of New York Archives

‘I Couldn’t Afford To Get Distracted’: Hillary Clinton Knocks Down Her Walls In Humanizing Post

September 8, 2016

Democrats Want To Fall In Love Hillary Clinton isn’t known for leaving the public feeling “warm and fuzzy.” She has, as she has admitted, walls that surround her. She appears to be overly-cautious, guarded, and aloof. That she doesn’t seem…

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Epic, Heartbreaking Journey Of Syrian Refugee Told In 6 Photos (PICS)

September 27, 2015

The explosively popular photo blog, Humans of New York, is weighing in on the world’s Syrian refugee crisis. The photographer behind the blog, Brandon Stanton, is best known for humanizing New York City, with often breathtaking portraits of regular folks.…

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Two Women’s ‘I’m Tired’ Project Graphically Confronts Stereotypes (Images)

August 12, 2015

In June, two recent graduates of the University of Nottingham in England started the ‘I’m Tired’ Project to confront what they call the ‘microaggressions’ of everyday life. The women are Paula Akpan and Harriet Evans. Akpan defined microaggression for the Bustle news site: “[It’s…

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