At segregated drinking fountain. Mobile, By Gordon Parks. He is best known for his portraits of Civil Rights Movement leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, and for documenting the plight of Black Americans during the and for Life Magazine
The image taken outside a department store in downtown Mobile, Alabama shows the colored entrance during segregation. While only 20 photos ran in the original Life photo-essay, the exhibit will feature 40 of Parks' shots from the series
Stewartfield is a historic residence on the campus of Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. Built in 1849 in the Greek Revival style. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places as a part of the 19th Century Spring Hill Neighborhood Thematic Resource, 18.10.1984.
Note the clothing in the photo on the right, this is still the story of America. A man was lynched this year. This is not history, but the continuation of systematic violence used to instill fear and control POC.