#1960Now: Photographs of Civil Rights Activists and Black Lives Matter Protests
by Sheila Pree Bright, Introduction by Alicia Garza
The fight for equality continues, from 1960 to now. Combining portraits of past and present social justice activists with documentary images from recent protests throughout the United States, #1960Now sheds light on the parallels between the 1960s Civil Rights Movement and the Black Lives Matter movement of today. Shelia Pree Bright's striking black-and-white photographs capture the courage and conviction of '60s elder statesmen and a new generation of activists, offering a powerful reminder that the fight for justice is far from over. #1960Now represents an important new contribution to American protest photography.
• Puts the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's in direct conversation with Black Lives Matter
• Introduction from Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza
• Builds on the appeal of #1960Now and @sheepreebright on Instagram