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Gordon Parks


by Carole Boston Weatherford and Jamey Christoph

"Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed"--|cBook jacket

Biography Oppression

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