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The first African American photographer to be hired full time by Life magazine, Gordon Parks was often sent on assignments involving social issues that his white colleagues were not asked to cover. In 1950 he returned on one such assignment to his hometown of Fort Scott in southeastern Kansas: he was to provide photographs for a piece on segregated schools and their impact ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published May 26th 2015 by Steidl
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A great collection of black and white images of Parks' classmates in their family and work settings. It's a wonderful exploration of where life brings people and the impact of racial segregation
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