A stranger raised his voice and threw a middle finger her way. Patience Zalanga froze.
This was not the first time someone had reacted violently to her presence. And it likely wouldn't be the last.
Zalanga is a badass photographer.
A black woman and long-term resident of St. Paul, Minnesota, Zalanga recently moved to the St. Louis metro area. But when she heard about the shooting of Philando Castile, she hopped in a car and went back home.
The southeast Asian nation of Indonesia doesn’t just stretch across some 17,000 islands. It also straddles multiple tectonic plates.
Indonesia is home to more active volcanoes than any other country in the world — around 130 of them, in fact. Since 1900, nearly 20,000 people have been killed by volcanos in the area around Indonesia.