40 Years Later, A Black-And-White Photo Gets New Life

NPR | July 19, 2013 3:38 a.m. | Updated: July 19, 2013 7:04 a.m.

The Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case and the issues of race surrounding it got photographer Joseph Crachiola thinking about a picture he took almost 40 years ago of a group of black and white children playing happily together in the streets of a Detroit suburb. Renee Montagne talks to Crachiola about the photo, which has gone viral since he posted it on Facebook after the Zimmerman verdict.


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