Capturing the Civil Rights Era Through the Lens of Gordon Parks | Daily Beast Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.

Gordon Parks captured the beauty, horror, and complexities behind the lives of those who lived during the Civil Rights Era.

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Don Hogan Charles, Lauded Photographer of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 79 | The New York Times Don Hogan Charles, who was the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times, and who drew acclaim for his evocative shots of the civil rights movement and everyday life in New York, died on Dec. 15 in East Harlem. He was 79.

Don Hogan Charles, who was the first black photographer to be hired by The New York Times, and who drew acclaim for his evocative shots of the civil rights movement and everyday life in New York, died on Dec. 15 in East Harlem. He was 79.

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5 Black Artists Discuss Breaking Down Barriers | Format Magazine We asked 5 black artists to speak about their experiences as a person of color within the creative community. What the biggest barriers for black artists in 2016? What steps are necessary to break those barriers down?

We asked 5 black artists to speak about their experiences as a person of color within the creative community. What the biggest barriers for black artists in 2016? What steps are necessary to break those barriers down?

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Gordon Parks: Legacy A multi-media exhibition exploring the relationships between the works of Gordon Parks and the works of artists he inspired, collaborated with, and drew inspiration from.

A multi-media exhibition exploring the relationships between the works of Gordon Parks and the works of artists he inspired, collaborated with, and drew inspiration from.

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33 Photos Of Segregation That Show A Country Divided By Race | ATI In reality, some of the last of the major legal restrictions on African-Americans were torn down less than just 50 years ago with the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which disallowed racial discrimination in terms of housing opportunities.

In reality, some of the last of the major legal restrictions on African-Americans were torn down less than just 50 years ago with the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which disallowed racial discrimination in terms of housing opportunities.

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Melina Matsoukas to adapt ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ for Amazon — book on race, class & politics in Jamaica | Shadow & Act She's direct videos for Beyonce and Rihanna, Issa Rae's Insecure — and now she's heading up a much needed-to-be-told story for Amazon Studios.

She’s direct videos for Beyonce and Rihanna, Issa Rae’s Insecure — and now she’s heading up a much needed-to-be-told story for Amazon Studios.

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For the first time in 30 years, a book celebrates black women photographers | Quartz I’m doing my small part to add to this conversation by creating this document. But it is the gatekeepers, the editors, and curators, who really need to do examine their processes of inclusion.

I’m doing my small part to add to this conversation by creating this document. But it is the gatekeepers, the editors, and curators, who really need to do examine their processes of inclusion.

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Rosa Parks’ Snapshots: Candid Photos Of ‘The Girl On the Bus’ | Flashbak Rosa Parks, the ‘Girl on the bus’ whose courageous act of defiance triggered the Montgomery bus boycott and fired the Civil Rights Movement in 1955, was no grandstanding celebrity.

Rosa Parks, the ‘Girl on the bus’ whose courageous act of defiance triggered the Montgomery bus boycott and fired the Civil Rights Movement in 1955, was no grandstanding celebrity.

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Photographer Alex Harsely lights up June Kelly Gallery – New York Amsterdam News A lot of planning goes into a seemingly candid photograph when an artist is at work. This fact becomes self-evident when you visit the current show at June Kelly Gallery titled “Alex Harsely: An Overview,” now on display through July 28.

A lot of planning goes into a seemingly candid photograph when an artist is at work. This fact becomes self-evident when you visit the current show at June Kelly Gallery titled “Alex Harsely: An Overview,” now on display through July 28.

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