Wednesday, February 16, 2011
A Revealing New Black History: Ernest Withers
You may or may not be familiar with the name Ernest Withers. However, one thing is for sure. You know him. You may have never seen his face, but you have seen his EYES. Ernest Withers, was a Memphis native, and a freelance photographer during the Civil Rights Movement. He is solely credited for capturing the imagery of one of the most historical movements in history. His images helped to send out the faces of the Civil Rights Movement to the entire world. Here are a couple of his works below. Im sure one, or a few are familiar to you!