Aisling Keavey

Photographic artist

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

via Iconic Photos

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on June 26, 2011 by in Uncategorized.
%d bloggers like this: