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

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

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HuffPost Article Gordon Parks' 1950s Photo Essay On Civil Rights-Era America Is As Relevant As Ever

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

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Gordon Parks. Kenneth and Mamie ClarkIn the 1940s, psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Clark designed and conducted a series of experiments known colloquially as “the doll tests” to study the psychological effects of segregation on African-American children. http://www.naacpldf.org/brown-at-60-the-doll-test

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