‘It began as a challenge. Righteous anger propelled it forward. It moved many of Life magazine’s readers to acts of generosity. Yet it ended in tragedy. What should have been a triumph became instead a reminder that the law of unintended consequences can exert its force in unimaginably heart-breaking ways. This is the story of “A Harlem Family,” one of the most powerful, and most troubling, photo-essays that Gordon Parks ever produced.’
All revealed here.