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Stephen Somerstein, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking to 25,000 civil rights marchers in Montgomery, 1965. Courtesy of the photographer

Stephen Somerstein, Hecklers yelling and gesturing at marchers, 1965. Courtesy of the photographer

Stephen Somerstein, Folk singer Joan Baez in Montgomery, 1965. Courtesy of the photographer

Stephen Somerstein, Marchers on the way to Montgomery as families watch from their porches, 1965. Courtesy of the photographer

Stephen Somerstein, Two mothers with children watching marchers on porch, 1965. Courtesy of the photographer

Stephen Somerstein, Man with American flag and marchers walking past federal troops guarding crossroads, 1965. Courtesy of the photographer

Creative: Tronvig Group