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Ernest C Withers

On the "A" w/Souleo: Stax Records Book Explores Issues of Race

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Stax Records was more than a music machine releasing hits by the likes of Otis Redding and The Staple Singers.

Whither Ernest Withers?

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Snow

I was taking my regular ocean walk near Marina del Rey when a friend called and said, "Hey, did you hear about your photographer friend Ernest?" Surprise, he said, your guy turned out to be a Civil Rights movement FBI informant.

Ernest C. Withers, Famous Civil Rights Photographer, Was FBI Agent Hired To Spy On Movement

The Memphis Commercial Appeal | Marc Perrusquia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The grief-stricken aides photographed by Withers on April 4, 1968, had no clue, but the man they invited in that night was an FBI informant -- evidenc...