Civil Rights Photography | Artopia - Episode 2


Cecil J. Williams is a native of Orangeburg, South Carolina. He began taking documentary photographs of his community at the age of nine. By 15, he was working professionally as a freelancer for Jet, the Afro-American, and the Pittsburgh Courier, and was a stringer for the Associated Press.

His photographs have been featured in publications around the world and in galleries an in private and corporate collections throughout the United States.

Here, Williams continues showing his work with photography and collage related to the civil rights movement.




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