Independent Lens

Through a Lens Darkly: Gordon Parks

Clip: Season 16 Episode 8 | 1m 47s

In this excerpt from the opening moments of the Independent Lens documentary Through a Lens Darkly, the groundbreaking African American photographer Gordon Parks is explored. A hero to many modern photographers, Parks “felt the need to use humanity to get people to become aware of how people suffered.”

Aired: 02/16/15

Rating: TV-PG

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Claressa Shields’ Workout Playlist

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Claressa Shields’ Workout Playlist

Check it out. Claressa “T-Rex” Shields, Olympic champ and star of the documentary T-Rex: Her Fight for Gold, sent us her training playlist.

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