Documenting the Removal of the Confederate Flag | The World of Cecil


As a photographer, Cecil Williams documented critical moments in the civil rights history of South Carolina. Through his photography, he captured significant images of the statehouse with its evolving flag composition, including the Confederate flag. His photographs chronicled key events, such as the King Day at the Dome March, the largest civil rights protest in the state's history, and the ongoing debate surrounding the Confederate flag. Cecil Williams' dedication to recording these moments emphasizes the importance of preserving history, reminding us that the fight continues as long as we keep getting up and keep fighting, a testament to the resilience of the civil rights movement.