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' Photo Essay On 1950s Segregation Needs To Be Seen Today
1950s photos about segregation that need to be seen today
Eartha Kitt photographed by Gordon Parks for Life Magazine.
Gordon Parks, Frustrated, Chicago, IL, 1957
Gordon Parks - Untitled, Harlem, New York, 1948; Courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation
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, “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 - Malcolm X holding up Black Muslim newspaper., Harlem, New York, 1963
This 1950s Photo Essay On Racism In America Is As Relevant As Ever
The Invisible Man, Harlem, New York, 1952 | Gordon Parks