Tuesday, December 29, 2015

This Is My Picture Of The Year For 2015

AMELIA BOYNTON ROBINSON, THE MATRIACH OF THE VOTING RIGHTS 
MOVEMENT, CROSSES THE EDMUND PETTIS BRIDGE WITH PRESIDENT
OBAMA ON MARCH 7 IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA TO COMMEMORATE
THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF BLOODY SUNDAY, WHEN POLICE BEAT 
AND GASSED HER AND LEFT HER FOR DEAD DURING THE
EPOCHAL CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH.  SHE DIED IN AUGUST AT AGE 104.
PHOTOGRAPH BY DOUG MILLS/THE NEW YORK TIMES

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