Viola Liuzzo Murdered After Driving Voting Rights Activists to Selma

On March Viola Liuzzo, a middle-class white housewife from Detroit, Michigan, was shot and killed in Lowndesboro, Alabama. After watching television footage of

Viola Liuzzo in Her Car | ... 1965 Press Photo Crime Scene Murder Civil Rights Activist Viola Liuzzo

1965 Press Photo Crime Scene Murder Civil Rights Activist Viola Liuzzo

The only white woman killed in the civil rights movement, Viola Liuzzo left comfort of Detroit home to help blacks overcome voting barriers.

The only white woman killed in the civil rights movement, Viola Liuzzo left comfort of Detroit home to help blacks overcome voting barriers.

Viola Liuzzo was murdered on March 25, 1965 after the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March. She is the only white woman honored at the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial.  #TodayInBlackHistory

Viola Liuzzo was murdered on March 1965 after the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March. She was a civil rights activist from Michigan. She is the only white woman honored at the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial.

Viola Gregg liuzzo | Viola Liuzzo with her children

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Viola Liuzzo She Died Fighting For Civil Rights Viola Fauver Liuzzo belonged to the NAACP at the height of the civil rights movement.

Viola Liuzzo carries her shoes while walking with other civil rights activist before she was shot and killed in Alabama.

Killed For Taking Part In 'Everybody's Fight'

Tara Ochs, who played Viola Liuzzo in "Selma" talks about how the activist gave her life to the Civil Rights cause.

These people were murdered during the Selma voting rights campaign of 1965. Jimmie Lee Jackson, Viola Liuzzo, James Reeb and Jonathan Daniels represent the dozens of documented cases of American citizens who were attacked and killed for seeking to vote or helping others to vote. This is serious. Take the time today to exercise your right. It was not given freely. It was hard fought and deserves respect. #vote  via Ava DuVernay's instgram @ directher

These people were murdered during the Selma voting rights campaign of 1965. Jimmie Lee Jackson, Viola Liuzzo, James Reeb and Jonathan Daniels represent the dozens of documented cases of American citizens who were attacked and killed for seeking to vote or helping others to vote. This is serious. Take the time today to exercise your right. It was not given freely. It was hard fought and deserves respect. #vote via Ava DuVernay's instgram @ directher

Viola Liuzzo

The only white woman to be killed in the civil rights movement

Viola Liuzzo's murder made her a scapegoat. It also sparked passage of the Voting Rights Act, which may soon be overturned.

The voting rights martyr who divided America - CNNPolitics

Viola Liuzzo& murder made her a scapegoat. It also sparked passage of the Voting Rights Act, which may soon be overturned.

Viola Liuzzo Memorial |

Unless you're specifically looking for this memorial, it's easy to miss. Located on a high hill overlooking U. Highway 80 in Lowndes Cou.

Viola Liuzzo was shot to death by Ku Klux Klan members following a voting rights march in Alabama.

Killed For Taking Part In 'Everybody's Fight'

Viola Gregg Liuzzo, civil rights activist died in Selma Alabama on March She was the mother of five children and traveled to Alabama from her home in the Detroit area.

Killed by KKK and Smeared by FBI, Civil Rights Martyr Finally Hailed as Hero. The only white woman killed in the civil rights movement, Viola Liuzzo left comfort of Detroit home to help blacks overcome voting barriers.

Killed by KKK and Smeared by FBI, Civil Rights Martyr Finally Hailed as Hero

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