Topic: Gangs

Photojournalist captures struggle of gang life

June 2, 2010
As a child, Edgar witnessed the brutality of Salvadoran death squads. In Los Angeles, he grew up in a world of gangs. Later

Associate Professor of Photojournalism Donna DeCesare has a keen appreciation for the visual. The diminutive, green-eyed blonde appreciates the visual irony of her experiences living among war refugees, convicts and gangs, such as the notorious 18th Street Gang of Los Angeles and El Salvador.

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Photojournalist Documents Gangs in the Wake of El Salvadoran Civil War

May 21, 2008

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin hosts "Inside El Salvador," a photography exhibition of more than 100 black-and-white images concerning the country's civil war and its aftermath.

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