The following are from the March 23, 2015, edition of CBS 11 News and the March 24, 2015, edition of Religion News Service. Loy Williams was a student at SMU in 1965 when he and others traveled to Montgomery, Alabama, to take part in a historic civil rights march.
By Sally Morrow
These vivid photographs were captured by Southern Methodist University student Loy Williams during the Selma-to-Montgomery march on March 25, 1965, but were never published — until now.
When recalling his experience, Williams says: “We didn’t know what would happen when we reached the capitol. We were singing the civil rights song, ‘I Am Not Afraid,’ but, yes, I was afraid.”
Read the full story and see 1965 photos by Williams.