A prelude to the Civil Rights movement. Naeem Douglas, a content producer on the Creative Team, finds contemporary resonance in a selection of photographs—including 1952’s “Emerging Man, Harlem, New York”—that Gordon Parks created to celebrate Ralph Ellison’s “Invisible Man.”
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