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Kevin Carter
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Photographer
    (September 13, 1960-July 27, 1994)
    Won Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography (1994)
    Won Ilford Photo Press Award for News Picture of the Year (1993)
    Committed suicide at 33
    His parents supported apartheid.
    He first attempted suicide by ingesting sleeping pills, pain killers and rat poison (1980).
    He smoked pot.
    He fathered a child out of wedlock.
    He is the name sake of the Manic Street Preachers song 'Kevin Carter.'
    He staunchly opposed South Africa's apartheid policy of racial separation.
    While in the South African Defense Force, Kevin spoke up for a black mess hall waiter. His fellow soldiers called Kevin a 'nigger lover' and beat him up for his stance.
    His photographs illustrated the brutality of apartheid and its destructive effects on black townships.
    His Pulitzer Prize winning picture of a tiny, famine-stricken Sudanese girl crawling to a feeding center brought international attention to the poverty in Sudan.
    The murder of his best friend may have contributed to his depression (1994).

Credit: Black Chic


    In 2018, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 52 Votes: 69.23% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 16 Votes: 68.75% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 37 Votes: 54.05% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 35 Votes: 45.71% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 34 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 79 Votes: 70.89% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 119 Votes: 58.82% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 286 Votes: 44.41% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 90 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
 
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