Bains-Douches - Dec 79 (photos: Pierre-Rene Worns)
next time you hear a white person say “well if black people can say the n-word why can’t i???” you should ask them “why do you want to?” and listen as they try not to say “black people have something of their own that I am not entitled to and that hurts my feelings and makes me feel inferior”
The Master observes the world but trusts his inner vision. He allows things to come and go. His heart is open as the sky.
1956: Gordon Parks documented the everyday lives of an extended black family living in rural Alabama under Jim Crow segregation for Life magazine’s photo-essay “The Restraints: Open and Hidden.” (via)
These are so beautiful and so haunting and so fucked up.