Whose Streets? Our Streets!


“Whose Streets? Our Streets!”: New York City 1980-2000 showcases the work of 37 independent photojournalists who documented ordinary New Yorkers as they rallied, marched and demonstrated in response to social issues including race relations, police brutality, housing and gentrification, labor, education, the environment, war, LGBTQ rights, HIV/AIDS, feminism, reproductive rights, and art and censorship.

About the Authors:
• Tamar W. Carroll is Associate Professor of History at Rochester Institute of Technology. She is author of the book Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism.

• Josh Meltzer is an Assistant Professor of photojournalism at Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a former Fulbright Scholar and recipient of dozens of awards for his photojournalism.

Product Details
  • Publisher: RIT Press (08/2018)

  • ISBN-13: 978-0-692-13782-6

  • Binding: softcover

  • Pages: 96

  • Illustrations: 97

  • Size: 8 x 11 in.

  • Shipping Weight: 1.5lb


About the Artist

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