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A country divided: Stunning photographs capture the lives of ordinary Americans during segregation in the Jim Crow south

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

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

The series represents one of Parks' earliest social documentary studies on color film

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

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

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Father who poisoned, tortured and strangled his 3 and 4-year-old children is sentenced to death and says 'he won't plead for mercy'

Murderer: John DeBlase walks to his seat in a courtroom in Mobile, Alabama, before being sentenced to death for torturing and killing his two young children

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.

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After 150 years, Confederate submarine's hull again revealed

Purpose-built: The narrow, top-secret 'torpedo fish,' built in Mobile, Alabama…

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.

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Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

Parks passed away at the age of 93 in 2006 as the result of cancer and was buried in his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas

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