Black Star Photographer Charles Moore dies at age 79

Charles Moore who documented the Civil Right movement from 1958 to 1965 has died. He was represented by Black Star and attended Brooks Institute of Photography to study fashion photography. (LA TIMES) I can recall seeing his photographs in LIFE MAGAZINE as a child. See this portfolio from THE NEW YORK TIMES.

Montgomery, Ala., 1958: The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is sprawled across the booking desk at a police station as his stunned wife, Coretta, looks on. He was arrested for loitering at the Montgomery Courthouse and released when his identity became known to the police. (Charles Moore / Black Star)