Ebony and Jet magazines transformed the narrative of black America. Now, their photo archive is up for sale.

The black-and-white image — Coretta Scott King, veiled and weary, seated in a church pew cradling her daughter while looking toward the out-of-frame tragedy, her husband’s body — won its photographer the Pulitzer Prize in 1969, a year after it was taken.

It was the first Pulitzer awarded to a black photojournalist.

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