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Stirrings of Poverty - Gordon Parks

The cycle of life has many faces, but none is as striking as the faces of poverty. I stumbled upon Gordon Parks’ brilliant photographic work in Life-Time(1). 1,219 more words


Friday Philosophy...Electricity

“What is a soul? It’s like electricity – we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room.” ~ Ray Charles… 70 more words


"A True Picture of Black Skin" - Teju Cole - New York Times

Great piece about Roy DeCarava and other photographers who focused on African-American subjects in their work. 97 more words


Shaft Reboot In The Works

New Line has acquired the remake rights to Shaft.

Shaft was first seen on the big screen in the 1971 blaxploitation movie starring Richard Roundtree as the titular antihero. 155 more words

Movie News

A Lesson In African American History On Display At Philadelphia Museum Of Art

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Families will enjoy REPRESENT; 200 Years of African American Art, a beautiful exhibit highlighting more than two centuries of work from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s permanent collection. 139 more words

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Review: Gordon Parks

February is Black History Month

In observance of Black History Month, Advice from a Caterpillar spotlights new releases in nonfiction picture books that celebrate achievements of African Americans and the heroic deeds of two Africans who changed the world. 276 more words

Book Review

every day the 14th! {love}

I love this beautiful photo by Gordon Parks. It’s the perfect image for today.

happy valentine’s day, lovers | every day the 14th