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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Fighting Racism with a Camera: Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks
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Photographer, musician, writer and film director, Gordon Parks remained best known for capturing the trials and joys of African Americans, in his photo-essays for Life magazine. I had known poverty firsthand, he once said, but there I learned how to fight its evil—along with the evil of racism—with a camera.

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