Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African Americans
In the spring of 1950, Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer for Life Magazine, returned to his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas. On assignment for the magazine, Parks photographed his middle…
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Photographer Gordon Parks' hunt for childhood friends reveals 1940s black life under segregation
One of the most celebrated African-American artists of his time, Gordon Parks, is the subject of a photography exhibition at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that focuses on the realities of life under segregation during the 1940s. WGBH's Jared Bowen reports.