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Gordon Parks was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film, Shaft. Wikipedia

Gordon Parks, Untitled, Paris, France, 1950

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Gordon Parks' Photo Essay On 1950s Segregation Needs To Be Seen Today

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Help Unravel a Gordon Parks Southern Mystery

The image is striking: A stone-faced African-American woman in a spotless maid’s uniform cradles a white toddler while a stylishly dressed white woman sits nearby. Gordon Parks took the picture at the Atlanta airport in the spring of 1956. (Photo: Gordon Parks)

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This 1950s Photo Essay On Racism In America Is As Relevant As Ever

Gordon Parks, 1950 Ensayo Fotográfico On Derechos Civiles Era América es tan relevante como siempre