Quantcast
Home » News » Justice
Home » News » Justice

Exhibit shows Adelman’s civil rights-era photos

First Published Jan 19 2014 10:28AM      Last Updated Jan 20 2014 09:44 am
Single page « Return to previous page

His parents wanted him to be a lawyer, but Adelman wanted to have more of an impact on changing the law.

That’s the relevance of these images a half-century later, he said. People are still fighting poverty and inequality, but Adelman thinks recent protests have lacked the focus of the civil rights era.

"The (Occupy) Wall Street people — I think the whole country was outraged at Wall Street’s behavior, but they didn’t have a plan. It was more emotional, it had no stated goals other than protest," Adelman said. "The movement had very definite goals. The first was end segregation."



"The Movement: Bob Adelman and Civil Rights Era Photography" opened Sunday and runs through May 17.

———

Follow Jennifer Kay on Twitter at www.twitter.com/jnkay.

 

 

 

 

comments powered by Disqus