Gordon Parks was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film, Shaft. Wikipedia
GORDON PARKS Outside Looking in, Mobile, Alabama, 1956 This is another piece protesting how blacks were being treated. This one is even more effective because you can imagine being one of the children not allowed to go and play on the equipment.
This is the original portrait of Evelyn Nesbit, the original femme fatale. Try doing a Goggle search on her name for some fascinating reading about a scandal and murder surrounding this young chorus girl turned artist's model.