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RIP Charles Moore, Civil Rights era photographer

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, Mar 15, 2010.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    One of the giants of our industry. He actually died on Thursday, but it was just confirmed last night.

    http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jXkmtj_Sxb3DwLwylxY4HXWl7mkAD9EEMJK00

    Here are a few of his most famous images ...

    Fire hoses being turned on students in Birmingham in 1963:

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    Martin Luther King being arrested for "loitering" in Montgomery in 1958:

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    A group of Mississippi sheriffs gloating over the violence at Ole Miss in 1962:

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    Marchers being tear gassed at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma in 1965:

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    Link to a full gallery of his work:

    http://www.masonmurer.com/artists/moore_charles.htm
     
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