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How photography is bringing justice to war-torn Colombia

It’s not easy for most people to think about what peace and justice mean to them, or how to express it. But that’s what we ask people in war-torn communities to do, all around the world.

One place we did this is in Colombia, a country now testing out peace after more than 50 years of war between left-wing guerrillas and right-wing paramilitaries, and government forces.

We asked people in two villages, San José de Urama and Las Cruces in the country’s northwest, to think about what they looked for as signs of justice and coexistence in their communities,

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AP wins 2 Pulitzers for racial justice, COVID-19 photography

NEW YORK — The Associated Press has swept the Pulitzer Prize photography awards, winning both the breaking news and feature photography prizes for images of explosive protests over racial injustice and the pandemic’s toll on the elderly in Spain.

A protester carries a U.S. flag upside down, a sign of distress, next to a burning building, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

These are the 55th and 56th Pulitzer Prizes earned by The Associated Press, including 34 for photography.

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Agustina Cañamero, 81, and Pascual Pérez, 84, hug and kiss through a plastic film screen to avoid contracting the
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