The richest girl in town. (fightingwords) wrote,
The richest girl in town.
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The Black Forrest Gump.

I just watched a documentary profiling Gordon Parks. I knew him as a photographer, but he was so much more: a filmmaker (Shaft), a novelist, poet, classical and jazz composer, ballet choreographer, painter. Name a moment or a figure in history--Ingrid Bergman's affair with Roberto Rosellini, The Black Panthers, Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam--and he was there.







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