Armed National Guard Military Police observing the Selma-to-Montgomery march through the outskirts of Montgomery on March 25, 1965. Photo by Loy Williams, courtesy of Southern Methodist University

PHOTOS: Lost images of the march from Selma, 50 years later

(RNS) 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."

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