MSNBC Photo’s Weekly Instagram Wrap


Check out the latest images featured this week on the MSNBC Photography Department’s Instagram feed. Follow along at @msnbcphoto.

This week:

MSNBC reporter Trymaine Lee and photographer Peter Hoffman teamed up to report on Chicagoans who are struggling to reckon with the gun violence. Read the full piece here: Trauma in the trenches of gun-weary Chicago.

In a beautiful photo essay done in coordination with MSNBC and the Global Poverty Project, Joanna Rubinstein, Director of Connect To Learn, and photographer Thomas Prior looks at “A new frontier for women’s education in Africa.”

This Week’s Throwback Thursday #TBT: On August 9th, 1974, Former President Richard Nixon resigned from office following a series of revelations about his administration’s involvement in the Watergate scandal. Photo by René Burri/Magnum Photos

Forty years ago this past Thursday, Aug. 7, 1974, magician and wire walker Philippe Petit traversed a wire strung between the Twin Towers. Photo by Alan Welner/AP

Lastly, our selections from “This Week in Pictures: Aug. 2-8.


MSNBC Photo's Weekly Instagram Wrap