Birmingham (via Iconic Photos)

Iconic photo about the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama, when police turned their dogs on demonstrators.

Birmingham Bill Hudson, who died yesterday was an AP photographer who covered the civil rights movement. Hudson was in Birmingham, Alabama when police turned their dogs on demonstrators who defied a city ban on protests and again in Selma, when the choice of weapon was fire hoses. Like many other iconographers of the era, he documented police brutality and helped galvanize the public, both domestically and internationally. The most famous of Hudson’s photos … Read More

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