“A Fire That No Water Could Put Out”: Civil Rights Photography

Friday March 23, 2018 10:00 am EDT
Cost: Free-$14.50

Taking its title from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech before his assassination in 1968, this exhibition reflects on the 50th anniversary of that tumultuous year in American history.The more than 40 prints featured are drawn in large part from the High’s collection of photography documenting the civil rights movement,which is among the most significant in the world. Iconic historical images are presented alongside works bycontemporary photographers that illuminate the legacy of the movement.


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