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Mar 24, 2020
by Magnum Photographers
Magnum photographers have been actively documenting the Covid-19 pandemic, some from the isolation of their homes. This album contains a selection of available images, and will be frequently updated with new content.

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From the Archive
Mar 24, 2020
by Magnum Photographers
Jazz musician Manu Dibango, best known for his 1972 single “Soul Makossa,” has died in Paris after contracting Covid-19. The 86 year old saxophone legend was known for mixing jazz and funk with traditional music from Cameroon. In 2009 Michael Jackson settled out of court on a lawsuit claiming he had used elements of Dibango's songs on the album Thriller.

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From the Archive
Mar 24, 2020
by Magnum Photographers
This album contains a series of archive images divided into Coronavirus related thematic groups.

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From the Archive
Mar 24, 2020
by Magnum Photographers
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Mar 24, 2020
by Enri Canaj
In March 2020, Turkey's president Erdogan announced the opening of the country's border with Greece provoking a new massive wave of refugees to Europe. Enri Canaj travelled to the border at Evros and to Lesbos island, documenting Greek anti-migrant militia patrolling the area along with the struggles of refugees seeking safety.

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Mar 17, 2020
by Ian Berry
March 21, 2020 marks the 60th anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre. During a protest against Apartheid laws near a police station in Sharpeville Township, South Africa, police fired on the crowd of unarmed demonstrators, killing 69 people and wounding over 175 others. Ian Berry was the only photographer on site that day documenting the demonstrations when the situation turned violent. Today, South... More...
Mar 17, 2020
by Stuart Franklin
Stuart Franklin profiles the writer James Ellroy as part of an ongoing project on the importance of place in literature. The crime writer's world can be condensed into two obsessions: pursuing the phantom traces of his murdered red-haired mother, and building a virtuoso literary career on the foundations of a shattered childhood. Franklin traces the places of Ellroy's personal history in Los Angeles... More...
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