Weapons of Choice#FATWTS - Activity 1
Gordon Parks was one of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century. He was a humanitarian with a deep commitment to social justice, and he left behind a body of work that begged for empathy, posed provocative questions, and inspired great activism.
ACTIVITY: Illustrate social justice
Explore the Gordon Parks Foundation web site.
- Why do you think Gordon called photography his “choice of weapon?”
- How does that reconcile with his larger goal of a common search for a better life and a better world?
Take and upload a photo that you think promotes or illustrates social justice or the lack of it using the form below.