Don Hogan Charles

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Donald Hogan "Don" Charles (September 9, 1938 – December 24, 2017) was an American photographer. He was the first African-American staff photographer hired by The New York Times.[1] He was known for his photography during the Civil rights movement and of Malcolm X.[2] He was born in New York City.[3]

Death[change | change source]

On December 24, 2017, Charles died in East Harlem, New York City of a currently unknown illness at the age of 79.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lord, Lewis; Thornton, Jeannye; Bodipo-Memba, Alejandro (November 15, 1992). "The Legacy of Malcolm X". U.S. News & World Report. p. 3. Archived from the original on January 14, 2012. Retrieved December 24, 2017.
  2. Massaquoi, Hans J. (September 1964). "Mystery of Malcolm X". Ebony. pp. 38–40, 42, 44–46. Retrieved December 24, 2017.
  3. *"Don Hogan Charles/The New York Times". Museum of Modern Art.
  4. Helm, Angela (December 24, 2017). "Photographer Don Hogan Charles, Who Shot Iconic Photo of Malcolm X at His Window, Has Died". The Root. Retrieved December 24, 2017.

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