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9 Photo Stories That Will Challenge Your View Of The World

Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.

Posted on June 27, 2020, at 12:09 p.m. ET

This week's roundup begins with a look back at LGBTQ history with a pair of photo stories that explore the powerful duality of Pride marches β€” part protest for the advancement LGBTQ civil rights and part vibrant celebration of community and culture. Next up, we turn our attention to the topic of race in the US by highlighting the work of Black image makers, both past and present, while photographer Brandon Tauszik explores the surreal world of Civil War reenactors today.

With coronavirus cases surging around the globe, Reuters photographer Ueslei Marcelino visits communities along the Amazon river to show the troubling reality of the pandemic's spread. Lastly, we have a collection of pictures all too real for those of us experiencing cabin fever in quarantine β€” artist Barbara Iweins photographs and catalogs all 10,532 objects in her home.

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"27 Inspiring Moments of Protest From LGBTQ History" β€” BuzzFeed News

Gregory Smith / Getty Images

"50th Anniversary of Gay Pride Parades on Both Coasts" β€” Associated Press

AP Photo

"Self-Portraits From Black Photographers Reflecting on America" β€” The New York Times

Dana Scruggs for The New York Times

"This Legendary Black Photographer Documented Police Arrests In The 1950s" β€” BuzzFeed News

Courtesy Gordon Parks Foundation

"'How Many People Are Going to Die?' β€” COVID-19 Races Up the Amazon" β€” Reuters

Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters

"25 of the Most Powerful Photos of This Week" β€” BuzzFeed News

Jordi Vidal / Getty Images