Bob Adelman, Civil Rights Photographer, Dies at 85

March 21, 2016

By David Walker

© Bob Adelman/Courtesy of Howard Greenberg Gallery

Water hosing demonstrators, 1963.

Bob Adelman, who photographed the leading figures and seminal events of the Civil Rights movement, was found dead on Saturday at his home in Miami Beach. He was 85 years old. According to the Miami Herald, police are investigating Adelman’s death because he was discovered with a head wound. Police said there was no sign of forced entry at his...

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