10 Essential Civil Rights Movement Photographers
King and other civil-rights leaders enter Montgomery, on a 1965 march. This picture links to a New Yorker article on the development of the Voting Rights Act, with tons of detail on the broader Civil Rights movement. Truly the most comprehensive article I've ever read on the subject. MUST read.
'Martin Luther King Jr being attacked as he marched nonviolently for the Chicago Freedom Movement, 1966.'
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.