Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Element’ Owes Itself To Famed Black Photographer Gordon Parks

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Kendrick Lamar's 'Element' Owes Itself To Famed Black Photographer Gordon ParksKendrick Lamar's 'Element' Owes Itself To Famed Black Photographer Gordon ParksKendrick Lamar's 'Element' Owes Itself To Famed Black Photographer Gordon ParksKendrick Lamar's 'Element' Owes Itself To Famed Black Photographer Gordon Parks

As a child points a toy gun at a moving car and two other children look on, the moment is taken from Parks’ “Untitled” photo taken in Alabama in 1956.

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