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Today the nation honors the life of Martin Luther King Jr., the reverend and activist who led the American civil rights movement. As King studied nonviolence as practiced by Gandhi and imagined by Henry David Thoreau, now his own life and work are the...
Culture Monster100 works present best known examples from the Farm Security Administartion Depression-era photography program alongside recently commissioned photos from 12 contemporary artists of the recent recession....
Culture MonsterJerome Liebling, the renowned documentary photographer and filmmaker, died late last week in Northampton, Mass. He was 87. During his long career, Liebling specialized in capturing street life around the country. His photographs documented the lives of...
Roy DeCarava, an art photographer whose pictures of everyday life in Harlem helped clarify the African American experience for a wider audience, has died. He was 89. He died Tuesday in New York City, his daughter Wendy DeCarava said. The cause was not...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJanuary 6, 2008 NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has...
The civil rights movement was full of dynamic and evocative images. Today, even many of us born after its iconic moments were captured on film can describe Martin Luther King Jr.'s outstretched arm pointing a sea of people toward a future decades beyond...
Staff WriterAs part of Black History Month, Macy's in Aventura Mall will honor Gordon Parks Saturday with the photographic art installation viewing of iconic works from the artist, composer, author ("The Learning Tree") and filmmaker ("Shaft"). Parks' life will...
Photographer Gordon Parks' "Ethel Shariff in Chicago" depicts the daughter of religious activist Elijah Muhammad in a nun's habit, standing at the fore of rows of black women in the same attire. In Parks' "American Gothic," the late lensman who documented...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsWichita police removed five children from a foster care home because of suspicion of abuse. Police say a school nurse noticed bruising on 6-year-old twin boys at Gordon Parks Academy. The nurse reported it to police and an investigation was started....
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsA Wichita student faces possible expulsion for putting hand sanitizer in a teacher's drink. Wichita Schools Spokesperson Susan Arensman says the incident happened last week at Gordon Parks Academy. But the principal didn't know who did it until another...
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe Wichita School District wanted to know what the public thought about proposed boundary changes and people weren't shy. On Thursday, the district released a 149 page document compiling all of the comments and feedback about the proposals. Click to...
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