South Africa : South African photographer of iconic protest image dies

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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

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    South African photographer of iconic protest image dies
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    ANDREW MELDRUM

    Associated Press


    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tributes are being paid following the death of Sam Nzima, the South African photographer who took the iconic image of a black high school student carrying a fatally wounded fellow pupil away from the gunfire of apartheid police in 1976.


    https://www.yahoo.com/news/south-african-photographer-iconic-protest-image-dies-074022255.html

    South African photographer of iconic protest image dies

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tributes are being paid following the death of Sam Nzima, the South African photographer who took the iconic image of a black high school student carrying a fatally wounded fellow pupil away from the gunfire of apartheid...
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    FILE - In this April 27, 2011 file photo, South African photographer Sam Nzima poses with his iconic photo showing 13-year-old Hector Pieterson being carried after being shot dead by apartheid police during the 1976 Soweto uprising, in Pretoria, South Africa. South Africa’s state broadcaster, the South African Broadcasting Corporation, reported that Nzima, 83, died in the northwestern city of Nelspruit on the night of Saturday, May 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)


     
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    Please do pass along my very belated condolences to the family of this award winning African photographer!
     
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