Gordon Parks Dies at 93
The photographer and film maker Gordon Parks has died this week at the age of 93. Parks worked as a photographer for Life magazine between 1948-68, focusing on the struggles of black Americans. He used the camera as a tool to make others aware of the poverty and racism in America.
"I picked up a camera because it was my choice of weapons against what I hated most about the universe: racism, intolerance, poverty."
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchannan Parks, born on the 30th of November 1912 - Died on the 7th of March 2006
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