Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks: Born 1912 Died 2006 –

Worked on film, music and writing as well as photography. Acclaimed for his picture stories published in Life Magazine.

Best known as a film maker Shaft (1971 ) which he wrote and directed.

Covered stories for LIFE on Black Muslims, Stokely Carmichael, Eldridge Cleaver and the Black Panthers.

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