Mamie Till with her son Emmett. When Emmett was lynched at 14, it was Mamie who made sure all of Chicago saw what they'd done to him at his open-casket funeral. By sharing her private horror with the whole world, she lit a fire under the Civil Rights movement and helped bring justice for many others.
Andrew C. Kovalev is a Russian photographer specializing in environmental and editiorial portraiture. He is currently based in Paris. This work is from is a personal portrait series of patrons to A.Picolo, a small Parisian cafe located at the border of Marche aux Puces de Sant-Ouen, one of the