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Ralph Ellison, Gordon Parks: Photographers

Sept 18, 2014 The photos, under the title “A Man Becomes Invisible,” were in Life Magazine, 25 August 1952, close on the heels of novel’s publication earlier that year, on April 14. It was a coup. ¬†Parks had been a … Continue reading

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James Baldwin’s friends

July 31, 2013 Well, at least they went to high school together, that accounts for it: DeWitt Clinton High School, in the north Bronx. ¬† By the time James Baldwin and Richard Avedon brought out Nothing Personal (1964), they’d known … Continue reading

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