What are the photos that made the whole world cry? by Elishiram Elekperov
Answer by Elishiram Elekperov:
- Loyal Dog – For 10 years, Hachiko awaited his master’s return in the train station anticipating a reunion that would never happen.
- Racism in the United States (1950) – The photograph, which caused outrage around the world, shows separate drinking fountains for whites and blacks in North Carolina, United States. Until the 1960s, the voting rights of African-Americans were limited, they were segregated socially and comprised the poorest segment of the U.S. population. Photographer: Elliott Erwitt.
- Uganda (1980) – Photography done by Mike Wells, in April 1980, shows a child in the province of Karamoja, Uganda, holding hands with a missionary. The contrast between the two hands serves as a reminder of the chasm that separates developed and underdeveloped countries. The photograph remained unpublished for years. Photographer: Mike Wells.
- The Falling Man – Photograph taken by Richard Drew, Associated Press photographer, showing a man falling from the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Five years after the attacks, the man was identified as Jonathan Briley, a 43-year-old employee of a restaurant installed in in the North Tower of the World Trade Center. However, officially, his identity has never been confirmed. Photographer: Richard Drew.
- Crying student – Diego Frazão Torquato, 12 year old Brazilian playing the violin at his teacher’s funeral. The teacher had helped him escape poverty and violence through music.