Photographs That Changed The World

1957. The first day of Dorothy Counts at the Harry Harding High School in the United States . Counts was one of the first black students admitted in the school, and she was no longer able to stand the harassments after 4 days.

1957. The first day of Dorothy Counts at the Harry Harding High School in the United States . Counts was one of the first black students admitted in the school, and she was no longer able to stand the harassments after 4 days.
January 12, 1960. A second before the Japanese Socialist Party leader Asanuma was murdered by an opponent student.

January 12, 1960. A second before the Japanese Socialist Party leader Asanuma was murdered by an opponent student.
1963. Thich Quang Duc, the Buddhist priest in Southern Vietnam , burns himself to death protesting the government's torture policy against priests. Thich Quang Dug never made a sound or moved while he was burning.

1963. Thich Quang Duc, the Buddhist priest in Southern Vietnam , burns himself to death protesting the government torture policy against priests. Thich Quang Dug never made a sound or moved while he was burning.
1962. A soldier shot by a sniper hangs onto a priest in his last moments in Columbia.

1962. A soldier shot by a sniper hangs onto a priest in his last moments in Columbia.
1965. A mom and her children try to cross the river in South Vietnam in an attempt to run away from the American bombs.

1965. A mom and her children try to cross the river in South Vietnam in an attempt to run away from the American bombs.
1966. U.S. troops in South Vietnam are dragging a dead Vietcong soldier.

1966. U.S. troops in South Vietnam are dragging a dead Vietcong soldier.
February 1, 1968. South Vietnam police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan shoots a young man, whom he suspects to be a Viet Cong soldier

February 1, 1968. South Vietnam police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan shoots a young man, whom he suspects to be a Viet Cong soldier
1973. A few seconds before Chile elected president Salvador Allende is dead during the coup.

1973. A few seconds before Chile elected president Salvador Allende is dead during the coup.
1975. A woman and a girl falling down after the fire escape collapses in New York

1975. A woman and a girl falling down after the fire escape collapses in New York
1980. A child in Uganda about to die of hunger, and a missionary holding onto him.

1980. A child in Uganda about to die of hunger, and a missionary holding onto him.
February 23, 1981. Colonel Molina ve military police seizes the Parliament building in Spain. The photographer did not expect the scene, and hid the films in his shoe.

February 23, 1981. Colonel Molina ve military police seizes the Parliament building in Spain. The photographer did not expect the scene, and hid the films in his shoe.
1982. The beginning of it all.... Palestinian refugees murdered in Beirut , Lebanon

1982. The beginning of it all…. Palestinian refugees murdered in Beirut , Lebanon
1987. A mother in South Korea apologizes and asks for forgiveness for his son who was arrested after attending a protest. He was protesting the alleged manipulations in the general elections.

1987. A mother in South Korea apologizes and asks for forgiveness for his son who was arrested after attending a protest. He was protesting the alleged manipulations in the general elections.
1989. A young man in China stands before the tanks during protests for democratic reforms.

1989. A young man in China stands before the tanks during protests for democratic reforms.
1992. A mother in Somalia holds the body of her child who died of hunger.

1992. A mother in Somalia holds the body of her child who died of hunger.
1994. A man who was tortured by the soldiers since he was suspected to have spoken with the Tutsi rebels.

1994. A man who was tortured by the soldiers since he was suspected to have spoken with the Tutsi rebels.
2001. An Afghani refugee child body is being prepared for the funeral in Pakistan

2001. An Afghani refugee child body is being prepared for the funeral in Pakistan
2002. Soldiers and villagers in Iran are digging graves for the victims of the earthquake. A kid holds his father's clothes before he is buried.

2002. Soldiers and villagers in Iran are digging graves for the victims of the earthquake. A kid holds his father clothes before he is buried
2003. An Iraqi prisoner of war tries to calm down his child.

2003. An Iraqi prisoner of war tries to calm down his child.
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