1950s photos about segregation that need to be seen today

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

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

Outside looking in. Mobile, 1956,  these little children wishing they could be there.  I am happy to say times are changing.

Outside looking in. Mobile, 1956, these little children wishing they could be there. I am happy to say times are changing.

Big Picture: Gordon Parks: Gordon Parks image of children of poor rural land owners in the 1940s

Big picture: interracial children’s camps, by Gordon Parks – in pictures

Big Picture: Gordon Parks: Gordon Parks image of children of poor rural land owners in the 1940s

“I choose my camera as a weapon against all the things I dislike about America- poverty, racism, discrimination.” ~Gordon Parks

“I choose my camera as a weapon against all the things I dislike about America- poverty, racism, discrimination.” ~Gordon Parks

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