Stilts have been around for thousands of years. Believed to have originated in China to traverse through flooded land. They are also used to celebrate the receding floods using colourful costumes, singing and dancing.
This image of a Dinka elder is from the book of "Africa Adorned". "The Dinka call themselves Monyjang, the 'men of men'." The Dinka elder photographed here says his glass bead necklace was a gift from God
Washington hanging - Lynching of Jesse Washington - Jesse Washington, a teenage African-American farmhand, was lynched in Waco, Texas, on May in what became a well-known example of racially motivated lynching.