Robert Grodt’s family is fighting the State Department to bring their son’s remains to the U.S. after he was killed fighting with Kurds to liberate Raqqa.
JB Nicholas is a independent photojournalist based in New York City.
One woman has fought for years to answer the question even New York State Police wouldn’t—or couldn’t: Who killed her brother?
Fishkill is supposed to take care of mentally ill people like Ben, who was locked up as a schizophrenic teen. It turned out to be a death sentence.
It was bizarre to celebrate a day dedicated to freedom from inside prison. Even after being released, the day smacks of hypocrisy for me.
In 1990, I shot a man through the heart and was sent to prison. My crew became my family and a box of frozen chicken was better than anything Santa could’ve delivered.