Photo of Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins

From Nothing but Love in God’s Water: Volume 2: Black Sacred Music from Sit-Ins to Resurrection City by Robert Darden

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  • Florida Gov. LeRoy Collins mediates with representatives from SCLC and SNCC during one of the marches outside Selma, Alabama in March 1965. A segregationist backlash to this photo eventually cost Collins’ his political career. From left: John Lewis, Andrew Young, Collins, Martin Luther King Jr., and Coretta King. Image courtesy of State Library and Archives of Florida.