The story behind Kendrick Lamar's Gordon Parks exhibition

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A new exhibit of the pioneering photographer who documented the civil rights movement brings together the Grammy-winning rapper’s favorite works

This summer, Twitter was awash in skepticism when California rapper Kendrick Lamar released the music video for his song Element.

Some of the music video’s scenes were staged replicas of photographs by Gordon Parks, a pioneering African American photographer who documented the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s.

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