Friday, August 15, 2014


Clockwise from top left, police detaining a protester in Ferguson, Mo.; a civil rights demonstrator in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963; the Alabama Highway Patrol in 1963; police officers in Ferguson. Credit Clockwise from top left, Whitney Curtis for The New York Times; Bill Hudson/Associated Press; Danny Lyon/Etherton Gallery; Whitney Curtis for The New York Times

Images of Unrest Evoke Civil Rights Era

Photographs in Ferguson, Mo., after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer have drawn comparisons to pictures of the Deep South in the 1960s.

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