Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist Brian Lanker Dies at 63

March 15, 2011

By David Walker

© Carl Davaz

Brian Lanker at home in Eugene, Oregon on July 12, 2010.

Photojournalist Brian Lanker, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1973 and published the widely acclaimed photo book I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America, died of pancreatic cancer on March 13 at his home in Eugene, Oregon. He was 63. Lanker began his career as a newspaper photographer at the Phoenix Gazette, before joining the Topeka...

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