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Gordon Parks often explored the effects of hatred, bigotry and poverty — subjects he knew firsthand from his childhood. (Photo: Gordon Parks, via The Gordon Parks Foundation)

Gordon Parks: 'A Lasting Love'

Gordon Parks often explored the effects of hatred, bigotry and poverty — subjects he knew firsthand from his childhood. (Photo: Gordon Parks, via The Gordon Parks Foundation)

Black Muslims, Chicago, 1960 by Gordon Parks

"I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs." ~Gordon Parks Ancient and traditional Afr.

Untitled, Watts, California, 1967 - Civil Rights, 1963-70 - Archive - The Gordon Parks Foundation

“Untitled”, Watts, California, 1967 Photography Gordon Parks, courtesy of and copyright The Gordon Parks Foundation

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

stereoculturesociety: CultureINNOVATORS: Gordon Parks - Photography New York, early Gordon Parks Foundation

Gordon Parks is a really interesting photographer, he takes pictures of ghetto, run down areas and gives the viewers a look into their life. Like this picture "All I Want Is Love". I think it speaks so much to the discrimination that blacks faced for so long.

Student Wearing Hat and Button on Shirt That Says: All I Want is Love on

GORDON PARKS Arrested Metropolitan Baptist Church, Chicago  1953    Read more about Gordon Parks Photography by www.leegallery.com

Gordon Parks Photography for sale. Harlem Rooftops, Red Jackson, Harlem Rally, Arrested: Metropolitan Baptist, Contact sheet by Gordon Parks.

A young boy in Washington, D.C., June 1942 photo by Gordon Parks

Fields of Vision: The Early Work of Gordon Parks

Half Past Autumn: "Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks," the first complete retrospective exhibition of the photographer's work, from Oct. 14 to Dec. 30.2000: Curator Redell Hearn: California African American Museum #black-museums

Half Past Autumn: "Half Past Autumn: The Art of Gordon Parks," the first complete retrospective exhibition of the photographer's work, from Oct.

The Fontenelle Family, 1967 - Archive - The Gordon Parks Foundation

Bessie Fontenelle and Richard Climb the Stairs, Harlem, New York, 1967 - The Fontenelle Family, 1967 - Archive - The Gordon Parks Foundation

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