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Bettye Lane: A Feminist Photojournalist’s Arresting Images

Posted on 09/24/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyWords may strive to appeal to the logical portion of our minds. But the images captured by photojournalists — from Robert Capa‘s photos of heroic GIs struggling to reach shore on D-Day to UPI photographer Johnny Jenkins‘s outrage-provoking photo of African American high school student Elizabeth Eckford being harassed by a mob in Little Rock in 1957 — often take hold of our hearts and reach us on a more primal emotional level. Bettye Lane, who died on Sept. 19 …