Archive | Ernest Withers

Atlanta King Center announces screening of Emmett Till documentary

The King Center in downtown Atlanta, Ga. announces screening a of CNN documentary, Pictures Don’t Lie, which explores the career of famed photographer Ernest Withers, who is known for his striking images of the Civil Rights movement and Emmett Till, and who has recently been found to be an informant for the FBI. The program […]

New Memphis, Tennessee Museum Archive to Feature Emmett Till Artifacts

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) – A museum featuring the work of a civil rights icon will open early next year, organizers said Thursday. A vast collection of Ernest Withers’ work will soon be displayed at the Withers Collection Museum and Gallery on Beale Street. The Withers archive consists of more than one million images, including everything […]