“I chose my camera as a weapon against all the things I dislike about America – poverty, racism, discrimination.”

-Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks. Man emerging: Harlem. 1952. Artstor.

Gordon Parks Resources

Gordon Parks Foundation


MOMA/Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks and the Atmosphere of Crime


Modern Look: Photography and the American Magazine

Jewish Museum

March 19 – July 17, 2021



 A Choice of Weapons : Available as an Ebook from CityTech Library

The Learning Tree 

A Hungry Heart

Voices in the Mirror: An Autobiography

Homages to Parks: 





The Learning Tree Film

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