Stephen Shames

Stephen Shames


Morrissey used a Shames image on a t-shirt in 2020 (with added text):

The image is described as:

"A boy giving a raised fist salute as he and a friend sat on a statue in front of the New Haven County Courthouse during the trial of Bobby Seale and Ericka Huggins."

Wikipedia Information

Stephen Shames (born 1947, in Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an American photojournalist who for over 50 years has used his photography to raise awareness of social issues, with a particular focus on child poverty, solutions to child poverty, and race. He testified about child poverty to the United States Senate in 1986. Shames was named a Purpose Prize Fellow in 2010 by for his work helping AIDS orphans and former child soldiers in Africa.