25 October 2007

Ernest Withers (1922-2007)

Memphis strike, 1968 © Ernest Withers

Photographer Ernest Withers, has died. Withers chronicled the civil rights struggles in the American south from the 1950s into the 1960s as well as producing portraits of musicians in in native Memphis. The obituary from The New York Times is here. The obituary from The Guardian is here.

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