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Bikeshare programs have become all the rage in major cities across America. Washington, D.C.'s program, Capital Bikeshare, has made over 1,500 bikes available throughout the city and helped create a community of bikeshare cyclists in our nation's…

This steel plate silhouette marks the entrance to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta, GA.

This cross with its purple shroud caught my eye as I was on my way to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. Only later did I see the "No Trespassing" sign, which reveals an interesting co-mingling of what some might consider the two…

High School graduation is a right of passage in the United States. Students of the Woodward Academy class of 2012 toss their caps in the air, a traditional ending to the graduation ceremony.

Musicians are an integral part of the street life in New Orleans. This group was playing for tips on Royal Street in the French Quarter in December 2011.

I encountered this Mardi Gras Indian while strolling through the French Quarter in New Orleans on a Sunday afternoon in December 2011. The Mardi Gras Indian Tribes have been an integral part of the city's Mardi Gras celebration since the 19th…

Founded in 1980 as the Atlanta Mosque, the current facility of the Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta was completed in 2007. The new building was a stunning addition to the 14th Street corridor. The largest mosque in the southeast, the facility serves a…