Gordon Parks was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director, who became prominent in U.S. documentary photojournalism in the 1940s through 1970s—particularly in issues of civil rights, poverty and African-Americans—and in glamour photography.
What have we done ? we all have been scandalized by apartheid in south africa which took place from 1948 to 1991 and we fought against it but what about segregation which took place in America until 1967 ? Nothing, just nothing. I allways thought that talking the same way about slavery and segregation was nonsense and too easy.