Muhammad Ali in Training, Miami, FL, 1966From the series ‘Muhammad Ali ’
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Gordon Parks Biography Humanitarian photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was born into segregated Kansas in 1912. Gordon Parks' photography style developed from a fellowship chronicling extreme poverty and social conditions for the Farm Security Administration, under the mentorship of Roy Stryker. Gordon Parks also worked as a filmmaker and memoirist, breaking color boundaries across the board. Gordon Parks captured arresting images...