Don Hogan Charles
(1938 - 2017)
Don Hogan Charles was active/lived in New York. Don Charles is known for civil rights era photography, celebrities, fashion, politics.
Biography Don Hogan Charles
"Don Hogan Charles, Lauded Photographer of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 79," Obituary, The New York Times, by Niraj Chokshi, December 25, 2017
Don Hogan Charles, who was the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times, and who drew acclaim for his evocative shots of the civil rights movement and everyday life in New York, died on Dec. 15 in East Harlem. He was 79.
His niece Cherylann O’Garro, who announced the death, said his family did not yet know the cause.
In more than four decades at The Times, Mr. Charles photographed a wide range of subjects, from local hangouts to celebrities to fashion to the United Nations. But he may be best remembered for the work that earned him early acclaim: his phot
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