Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Behind Mics, Alabama State Capitol, 1965
© Stephen Somerstein

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Behind Mics, Alabama State Capitol, 1965

Photograph
By Stephen Somerstein
About the image

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his "How Long, Not Long" speech before the Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights marchers on the steps of the Alabama state capitol on March 25, 1965. This marked the political and emotional peak of the American Civil Rights Movement, leading to the National Voting Rights Act of 1965. 

Release Notes:
This image was featured for the first time for collectors at our landmark exhibition: Rosa Sat, Martin Walked, & Barack Ran: From a Seat on a Bus to a Desk at The White House, in February, 2010.

Collector's Notes:
Stephen Somerstein's museum-quality photographs are printed to order in San Francisco. Each photograph is hand-signed and numbered by the artist. 

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Behind Mics, Alabama State Capitol, 1965
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Behind Mics, Alabama State Capitol, 1965