Mississippi, Matt Herron (via Iconic Photos)

This is crazy….

Mississippi, Matt Herron   In 1965, at Jackson, Mississippi, Matt Herron took an iconic and ironic image from the civil rights era as a white policeman rips an American flag away from a young black boy, having already confiscated his 'No More Police Brutality' sign. Herron remembers the events that surrounded that World Press Photo prize wining photos: The picture was taken at the side entrance to the Governor's mansion on Capital Street in Jackson in the summer of 1965. … Read More

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