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A Great Day for Gordon Parks

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A Great Day for Gordon Parks

Arts & Life

A Great Day for Gordon Parks

A Great Day for Gordon Parks

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Gordon Parks is the legendary African-American photographer known for documenting the lives of the poor, and for being the first black staff photographer for Life magazine. Jon Kalish reports that last weekend, Parks celebrated his 90th birthday in New York City with a group of African-American photographers from around the country.

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