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Mashable
1943: Harlem through the lens of legendary photographer Gordon ParksThese photos of Harlem were taken by Gordon Parks, a young photographer for the
1943: Harlem through the lens of legendary photographer Gordon Parks
Mashable / Posted yesterday
These photos of Harlem were taken by Gordon Parks, a young photographer for the Office of War Information who would go on to become one of the most renowned photographers of the twentieth century. Born in 1912, Parks left home at the age of 15 and... Read more
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Time
Behind the Scenes With Muhammad Ali as He Trained to Fight Joe Frazierwould win. And, he said, he could see that Ali knew too. That look on Ali’s fac
Behind the Scenes With Muhammad Ali as He Trained to Fight Joe Frazier
Time / Posted 16 days ago
would win. And, he said, he could see that Ali knew too. That look on Ali’s face was too much to take. So LIFE staffer Gordon Parks went in the loser’s room instead. (Parks and Shearer share more than an assignment: Parks was the magazine’s... Read more
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Raw Story
How Muhammad Ali turned black anger into civic sainthoodcould be reflective. Before his 1966 match with Brian London in England, Ali op
How Muhammad Ali turned black anger into civic sainthood
Raw Story / Posted 16 days ago
could be reflective. Before his 1966 match with Brian London in England, Ali opened up about his childhood to a skeptical Gordon Parks. “I used to lay awake scared, thinking about somebody getting cut up or being lynched,” Ali said. “Look like... Read more
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NBC News
Friday's Top 7 Stories at NBC NewsRead more in INVESTIGATIONS. 3. Rare Photos Emerge of Muhammad Ali in His Prim
Friday's Top 7 Stories at NBC News
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
Read more in INVESTIGATIONS. 3. Rare Photos Emerge of Muhammad Ali in His Prime An exhibit that opened this week at the Gordon Parks Foundation features images of the world heavyweight champion boxer from 1966 and 1970. Ali died a week ago, and... Read more
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NBC News
Rare Photos Emerge of Muhammad Ali in His PrimeMuhammad Ali was so full of humor and warmth that it's often easy to forget wha
Rare Photos Emerge of Muhammad Ali in His Prime
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
Muhammad Ali was so full of humor and warmth that it's often easy to forget what a controversial figure he once was. Gordon Parks, famous for breaking the color line in professional photography, documented Ali during some of his most turbulent... Read more
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CBS News
LIFE magazine's rare photos of Muhammad AliRarely seen photos of boxing great Muhammad Ali, who died June 3, 2016, by accl
LIFE magazine's rare photos of Muhammad Ali
CBS News / Posted 18 days ago
Rarely seen photos of boxing great Muhammad Ali, who died June 3, 2016, by acclaimed LIFE magazine photographer Gordon Parks capture a pivotal time in Ali's life in 1966 and 1970. Parks created a "psychological portrait" of the boxer with these... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Actor Will Smith to be a Muhammad Ali pallbearercondition, having suffered with Parkinson’s disease for 32 years. Rare photos
Actor Will Smith to be a Muhammad Ali pallbearer
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
condition, having suffered with Parkinson’s disease for 32 years. Rare photos of Muhammad Ali by the photographer Gordon Parks https://t.co/kGbE4KxBUKpic.twitter.com/O70L7rTxvu © Irish Examiner Ltd. All rights reserved You might also... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Muhammad Ali: what the Sunday newspapers said about 'the greatest'of a young Ali. It was the best of the bunch, although the Observer’s full page
Muhammad Ali: what the Sunday newspapers said about 'the greatest'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 days ago
of a young Ali. It was the best of the bunch, although the Observer’s full page photograph of the sweating boxer, by AP’s Gordon Parks, was also arresting. The Sunday People, picking up on a claim by one of Ali’s family about the last moments of... Read more
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Canberra Times
I Am The Greatestimage made available by the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York, shows a 1966
I Am The Greatest
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
image made available by the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York, shows a 1966 photo of boxer Muhammad Ali by photographer Gordon Parks. Parks, the first black American photojournalist for Life magazine and the first leading black filmmaker with... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Lab Schools Director Resignsfor investment in campus buildings—including the construction of Earl Shapiro H
Lab Schools Director Resigns
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 27 days ago
for investment in campus buildings—including the construction of Earl Shapiro Hall, renovations to Blaine Hall, Judd Hall, Gordon Parks Arts Hall—as well as support for an early childhood center, student aid, and professional development. The... Read more
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Canberra Times
Celebrity red carpet watchdinner for Vogue 100 on May 23, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. Photo: Fred Duv
Celebrity red carpet watch
Canberra Times / Posted a month ago
dinner for Vogue 100 on May 23, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. Photo: Fred Duval Designer Prabal Gurung attends the 2016 Gordon Parks Foundation awards dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street on May 24, 2016 in New York City. Photo: Nicholas Hunt Giorgio... Read more
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J Weekly
‘Rosenwald’ screened at White Housechildren graduated from Rosenwald’s schools. Rosenwald also established a fund
‘Rosenwald’ screened at White House
J Weekly / Posted a month ago
children graduated from Rosenwald’s schools. Rosenwald also established a fund that dispensed grants to young artists, including authors James Baldwin, Langston Hughes and Ralph Ellison, and photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks. — jta... Read more

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