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Khidr is the zine giving a voice to young British Muslims
Zine Scene

Khidr is the zine giving a voice to young British Muslims

Zine Scene — At a time when Islamophobia runs rampant, a London collective are offering their own counter-narrative instead of letting racism take the headline.

Written by: Biju Belinky

Finding faith and community deep in the Mississippi Delta
Photography

Finding faith and community deep in the Mississippi Delta

In That Land of Perfect Day — Brandon Thibodeaux spent eight years photographing the people living in small villages and towns along the northern Mississippi Delta. Now compiled in a book, they tell personal stories of resilience and belief in the face of hardship.

Written by: Biju Belinky

The lost street gangs of NYC’s Lower East Side
Photography

The lost street gangs of NYC’s Lower East Side

Unseen America — The uniformed street gangs who inspired cult classic The Warriors were violent pillars of community identity, before being swept away by gentrification and the commercialisation of the drug trade.

Written by: Alex King

The Bristol Cable: A community-run newspaper holding power to account
Print

The Bristol Cable: A community-run newspaper holding power to account

Taking back the media — The Bristol Cable is a media co-operative shaking up local news with hard-hitting investigative journalism.

Written by: Alex King

Five things we learned from Assemble collective
Art

Five things we learned from Assemble collective

Taking community to the next dimension — Turner Prize-winning Assemble collective’s Mat Leung changed how we think about community in a thought-provoking panel discussion with science fiction writer and futurist Madeline Ashby and new communication technologies expert Sarah Kember at Manchester’s FutureEverything festival.

Written by: Alex King

In Pictures: Coming of age as a Sudanese refugee in Australia
Activism

In Pictures: Coming of age as a Sudanese refugee in Australia

Embracing a new life, preserving your heritage — Coming of age is hard, no matter how or where it happens. But for thousands of young people from South Sudan, growing up in Australia has been tantamount to a fresh start – an opportunity to forge new friendships, ambitions and identities.

Written by: Shannon Jensen

In Pictures: The hidden communities of remote Vietnam
Photography

In Pictures: The hidden communities of remote Vietnam

The cultures left out of the travel brochures — After quitting his job and settling in Vietnam, the photographer Réhahn set about documenting the nation's 56 different ethnic groups. Four years later, his resulting work has formed a striking new photo book.

Written by: Adam White

Welcome to Nimbin: The Outback town fighting for a unique way of life
Photography

Welcome to Nimbin: The Outback town fighting for a unique way of life

Defying corporate Australia — The small hippy town of Nimbin leads Australia’s ecological movement. But can they protect their alternative community from tourism and gentrification?

Written by: Harriet Campbell

How skateboarding is helping to revitalise a village in rural India
Skate

How skateboarding is helping to revitalise a village in rural India

Skating, educating and building community — Author, futurist and community activist Ulrike Reinhard founded Janwaar Castle to reinvigorate a rural village through skateboarding.

Written by: Alex King

Everything you need to know about Turner Prize winners Assemble
Culture

Everything you need to know about Turner Prize winners Assemble

Changing the art world one street at a time — Huck takes a look at Assemble collective, who transformed a run down area of Liverpool through a community-driven social enterprise workshop.

Written by: George Kafka

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