Shahidul Alam, Living Legend

Shahidul Alam
I love doing this blog because I learn just as much as I hope to teach others.

From the aresponsibilityforspreadinghappiness blog:

“According to one recent study, Alam said, more than 90% of the photographic images about the majority world are taken by non-indigenous photographers…”

“I have no problem with white, Western photographers working in my country [Bangladesh], but it is their exclusivity that worries me. I want people to look at the things I look at.”

Alam is “A noted human rights activist, Alam is the first Asian to win the prestigious Mother Jones Award, famously given to individuals who “fight like hell for the living.”

Read more from the brilliant mind and see more of his vigilant eye at his Shahidul News blog.

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