Photos by Matt Slocum Trayvon Martin has often been in the thoughts of playwright and activist Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj in the four years since the 17-year-old unarmed black boy was shot and killed after a confrontation with neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman.
Photos by Matt Rourke Carmen Sharpe doesn’t let her children play outside their home in a dangerous, gritty section of Philadelphia she refers to as “The Badlands.”
Our ghosts are with us, for all to see. All we need do is look carefully.
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature captivating photography from all over the world: A cyclist rides along Forbidden Drive in Philadelphia, Palestinian school children walk through destroyed houses in Gaza City, and A Portuguese fisherman pulls a net out of the sea on the Caparica coast.