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 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

1950s photos about segregation that need to be seen today

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

1950s photos about segregation that need to be seen today

Gordon Parks. Parks took this photo of a worker in the Washington DC office building of the Farm Security Administration on his first day of work there. Parks later worked for Life Magazine and wrote, directed and composed the music for the film "The Learning Tree." He describes taking this photo in his first autobiography.

Gordon Parks. Parks took this photo of a worker in the Washington DC office building of the Farm Security Administration on his first day of work there. Parks later worked for Life Magazine and wrote, directed and composed the music for the film "The Learning Tree." He describes taking this photo in his first autobiography.

Harlem, 1948, Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument

Harlem, 1948, Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks - Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1948;  Courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation

Gordon Parks - Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1948; Courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation

Gordon Parks, “Ondria Tanner and Her Grandmother Window-shopping, Mobile, Alabama,” (1956), Archival Pigment Print, 30 × 30 inches (all images courtesy the Gordon Parks Foundation and Salon 94, New York)

Gordon Parks, “Ondria Tanner and Her Grandmother Window-shopping, Mobile, Alabama,” (1956), Archival Pigment Print, 30 × 30 inches (all images courtesy the Gordon Parks Foundation and Salon 94, New York)

Gordon Parks, Frustrated, Chicago, IL, 1957

Gordon Parks, Frustrated, Chicago, IL, 1957

Gordon Parks - Malcolm X holding up Black Muslim newspaper., Harlem, New York, 1963

Gordon Parks - Malcolm X holding up Black Muslim newspaper., Harlem, New York, 1963

Gordon Parks: Segregation Story

Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks: Segregation Story

Un gentío de transeúntes en Staten Island Ferry, en la lente de Gordon Parks (1944).

Un gentío de transeúntes en Staten Island Ferry, en la lente de Gordon Parks (1944).

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