Here you have 32 of the most compelling, strange and odd photos throughout history. Taken all over the world & across several decades, some are will have you posing the obvious question “WTF?” whilst others are simply timeless images of a bygone era.
American pacifist James Zwerg after being beaten by a mob in Montgomery, Alabama in 1960 as part of the Freedom Riders. Zwerg volunteered to leave the bus first upon arriving in Montgomery, knowing he’d be the blunt of the violent crowd’s aggression. He would have died that day if an anonymous black man hadn’t stepped in and saved his life by deflecting the mob’s attention to himself.