Selma to Montgomery: Marching Along the Voting Rights Trail
February 27 – April 12, 2015
The Selma to Montgomery marches of 1965 marked the political and emotional peak of the American civil rights movement. This exhibition documents the quest for equality and social justice through 45 powerful black and white and color photographs from the archives of Stephen Somerstein (born 1941, New York City). Depicted are civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King, Sr., John Lewis, James Baldwin, Joan Baez, Harry Belafonte, Clarence Williams, Cleveland Robinson, as well as marchers and on-lookers.
This exhibition highlights the 50th anniversary of the voting rights marches and is presented in conjunction with other related campus events.
Museum closed March 28 – April 6 for Spring Break.