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Gordon Parks photo esssay  featured in Life Magazine in 1956 showing the African American experience in 1950's Alabama and the racial tension in the U.S. Gordon Parks collection will be exhibited this fall at The High Museum of Art in Atlanta -

Shotguns and sundaes: Gordon Parks's rare photographs of everyday life in the segregated South

Gordon Parks-I like this photo because the emphasis is there but subjects are not dead in center. The black and white adds contrasts and the subjects face express an emotion that gives you the overall tone

Gordon Parks-I like this photo because the emphasis is there but subjects are not dead in center. The black and white adds contrasts and the subjects face express an emotion that gives you the overall tone

Gordon Parks - Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1948

Gordon Parks - Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1948

African American professor E.J. Thornton entering a Colored Waiting Room at a bus station   Location:	Mobil, AL, US  Date taken:	1956  Photographer:	Gordon Parks

African American professor E. Thornton entering a Colored Waiting Room at a bus station, Mobile, AL, 1956 Photographer: Gordon Parks

Creek Indian History Alabama | The History of the Butterfly, Part 121: Successful Indian Removal

The History of the Butterfly, Part 121: Successful Indian Removal

The History of the Butterfly, Part Successful Indian Removal

Photo by Gordon Parks - Outside Looking In, Mobile, Alabama, 1956 @ The Gordon Parks Foundation

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Gordon Parks: Segregation Story

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Untitled, Mobile, Alabama, 1956 Gordon Parks: Segregation Story - Exhibitions - The Gordon Parks Foundation

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Gordan Parks "Color of Segreation"

eartha kitt | Eartha Kitt photographed by Gordon Parks (1952) - Indémaudable

Eartha Kitt photographed by Gordon Parks - IndémaudableIndémaudable

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With the boys all off having fun, somebody has to do the chores. 1942.

Gordon Parks Photography: Life in a WW2 Housing Project

This article features a series of Gordon Parks photos, taken by the famous photographer in of life in a housing project in the Anacostia section of Washington, DC.

Color Barrier: Segregation Images Resonate 60 Years On - NBC News

Color Barrier: Segregation Images Resonate 60 Years On

Lost for more than 50 years since they were featured in Life magazine, Gordon Parks’s stunning images show daily life for one Alabama family in the shadow of race riots, bus boycotts and the fight for civil rights

“I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs. I knew at that point I had to have a camera.” – Gordon Parks ~ Segregation history, Gordon parks. 1956

Color Barrier: Segregation Images Resonate 60 Years On - NBC News

The famed photographer's LIFE magazine images document the lives of an extended African-American family in 1950s segregated Alabama

Gordon Parks: Views of a segregated South

Airline Terminal, Atlanta, Georgia, 1956 @ The Gordon Parks Foundation

Gordon Parks | Flickr - Photo Sharing - Gordon Roger Alexander Buchannan Parks (1912 – 2006) was a groundbreaking American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist and film director. He is best remembered for his photo essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft.

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Boys playing leap frog near the project. Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks Photography: Life in a WW2 Housing Project

Anacostia, D. Boys playing leap frog near the project