Join us March 12th | Wash, DC | Civil Rights-era Lecture & Exhibit

March 11, 2014
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Join the Rebekah Jacob Gallery for a special, one night only, exhibition at New York University (NYU) Washington, DC.  Photos by Ernest Withers, Bob Adelman, among others will be displayed paired with a special talk and reception by gallery owner Rebekah Jacob at 6pm.

At 6:30pm, join us for a special screening of FREEDOM RIDERS, a film by Stanley Nelson, followed by a panel discussion of the important role photo journalism plays in historical movements.  Panel will include Deborah Willis, Ph. D, NYU Tisch, Arun Chaudhary (TSOA ’04), first official videographer of White House, Rebekah Jacob and others.

 

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 Ernest Withers, Overton Park Zoo. Memphis, TN (c. 1950), silver gelatin print; 16 x 20, signed by artist on print verso (back)

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Ernest Withers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rev. Ralph Abernathy ride on one of the first desegregated buses, Montgomery, AL,

December 21, 1956; silver gelatin print, vintage; 16 x 20; signed by artist on print verso (back)

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Martin Luther King Jr. last speech the day before his assassination at the Mason Temple, Memphis, TN. April 3, 1968;

silver gelatin print, vintage; 16 x 20; signed by artist on print verso (back)

 

 

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