Gordon Parks

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Gordon Roger Alexander Buchannan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was a groundbreaking African-American photographer, musician, poet, novelist, journalist, activist and film director. He is best remembered for his photo essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft.

He is also know for his iconic Depression-era photographs of African-American families taken for the Farm Security Administration of the United States Government.

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