1950s photos about segregation that need to be seen today

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

Gordon Parks Photos of Poverty | Life and death in Harlem: Tragic photos that depict a family saved ...

Life and death in Harlem: Tragic photos that depict a family saved from 60s slums... before their father accidentally killed two of them

killerbeesting:  Gordon Parks, Untitled, Shady Grove, Alabama, 1956

Untitled, Alabama, 1956 Gordon Parks: Segregation Story - Exhibitions - The Gordon Parks Foundation

Later in his life, Parks would go on to direct films, most notably the famed 1971 movie Shaft

Gordon Parks stunning photos of life in 1950s Alabama

Untitled, Alabama, 1956 - Segregation Story, 1956 - Archive - The Gordon Parks Foundation

Gordon Parks, "Boy with June Bug, Kansas, 1963".

Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks, "Boy with June Bug, Kansas, I like the simplicity of this photo and how the rich colors compliment the boy's rich chocolate skin.

Eartha Kitt photographed by Gordon Parks for Life Magazine.

Singer Eartha Kitt riding her bicycle down the street, New York, 1952 (Photos by Gordon Parks)

Gordon Parks, “Ondria Tanner and Her Grandmother Window-shopping, Mobile, Alabama,” (1956), Archival Pigment Print, 30 × 30 inches (all images courtesy the Gordon Parks Foundation and Salon 94, New York)

Gordon Parks, “Ondria Tanner and Her Grandmother Window-shopping, Mobile, Alabama,”

Untitled, New York 1956. Gordon Parks.

Untitled, New York 1956

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

historiespast: “Black children looking in on a whites-only playground, Mobile, Alabama 1956 ”

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