Seeing through Race: A Reinterpretation of Civil Rights Photography

Seeing through Race A Reinterpretation of Civil Rights Photography Seeing through Race is a boldly original reinterpretation of the iconic photographs of the black civil rights struggle Martin A Berger s provocative and groundbreaking study shows how the very picture

  • Title: Seeing through Race: A Reinterpretation of Civil Rights Photography
  • Author: Martin A. Berger David J. Garrow
  • ISBN: 9780520268647
  • Page: 287
  • Format: Paperback
  • Seeing through Race is a boldly original reinterpretation of the iconic photographs of the black civil rights struggle Martin A Berger s provocative and groundbreaking study shows how the very pictures credited with arousing white sympathy, and thereby paving the way for civil rights legislation, actually limited the scope of racial reform in the 1960s Berger analyzes mSeeing through Race is a boldly original reinterpretation of the iconic photographs of the black civil rights struggle Martin A Berger s provocative and groundbreaking study shows how the very pictures credited with arousing white sympathy, and thereby paving the way for civil rights legislation, actually limited the scope of racial reform in the 1960s Berger analyzes many of these famous images dogs and fire hoses turned against peaceful black marchers in Birmingham, tear gas and clubs wielded against voting rights marchers in Selma and argues that because white sympathy was dependent on photographs of powerless blacks, these unforgettable pictures undermined efforts to enact or even imagine reforms that threatened to upend the racial balance of power.

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    One thought on “Seeing through Race: A Reinterpretation of Civil Rights Photography

    1. Trevor

      Sometimes I think you could get away with reading my review of a book and that would be enough. That's why it is important that I start this review by saying that reading this review really isn't going to be 'enough' - you do need to get your hands on this book. Mitchell uses the title of this book for his series of lectures on racism. This is a stunning book and required reading, I'm afraid.Now, there are things I have recently learnt about this subject that might help in understanding where th [...]

    2. Allen George

      Though the arguments sometimes become flawed against the overwhelming backdrop of media contradiction, the work makes a compelling case for the reinterpretation of civil rights media.

    3. James Payne

      The best book I've read in grad school thus far. Reads as a case study of liberalism's greatest success, which, by dint of being simply liberal, is also its greatest failure.

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