Spider Martin/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • Hosea Williams and John Lewis Confront Troopers on Bloody Sunday, 1965

    March 7, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. The "Selma March 1965" exhibition runs at the Steven Kashner Gallery through April 18, 2015. It depicts the three Selma-to-Montgomery marches in a powerful and moving way by combining more than 150 original photographs by James Barker, Spider Martin and Charles Moore.
    Spider Martin/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • Sheriff's Deputies Prepare to Confront Marchers, Selma, Alabama, March 7, 1965

    On Bloody Sunday, Alabama state troopers and a local posse attacked civil rights demonstrators in Selma who had planned a peaceful march to the state capitol, Montgomery. More than 50 people had to be treated for injuries at a local hospital.
    Charles Moore/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • Selma Protests, 1965

    The events captured in photographs and film on Bloody Sunday resulted in a nationwide outrage. A few days following, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led a second march, which was turned back.
    Charles Moore/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • State Troopers Charge Demonstrators with Their Billy Clubs, Selma, Alabama, 1965

    : Gallery owner Steven Kasher says, "The exhibit is inspiring, but also a chilling reminder that those who fight for social justice do at a great risk, with no guarantee that their efforts will be successful - though sometimes they are, if only partially."
    Charles Moore/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • A Marcher Protests Segregation Across the United States, the Flag Positioned Upside-Down to Signal Distress, 1965

    On March 21, 1965, a third and successful march arrived in Montgomery from Selma five days after the first attempt.
    Spider Martin/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • Marching with United Nation's Flag, 1965

    At this point, President Lyndon B. Johnson, pushed by King and brutality captured on camera by Martin, Moore, Barker and others, had introduced the Voting Rights Act to Congress, and it became law later that year.
    Spider Martin/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • The March Makes its Way Through Lowndes Country Under Armed Guard, 1965.

    Gallery owner Steven Kasher says, "Together, the images on display present a complex, compelling tableau that is both monumental and intimate, brave and vulnerable."
    Spider Martin/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • King Speaking at Brown AME Church after Bloody Sunday, 1965

    The "Selma March 1965" exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches, as well as the Voting Rights Act they catalyzed. For more, visit <a href="http://www.stevenkasher.com/" target="_blank">stevenkasher.com</a>.
    Spider Martin/Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
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