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Viola Gregg Liuzzo

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Creator:Stanton, Mary
Title:Viola Gregg Liuzzo
Date:2007 Oct. 24
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Encyclopedia article about Viola Liuzzo who was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan on the last night of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March. She is the only white woman honored at the Montgomery Civil Rights Memorial. Remembered primarily for the atmosphere of scandal surrounding her death, she is considered the most controversial of the civil rights martyrs.

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Types:Articles | Interactive Resource
Subjects:Liuzzo, Viola, 1925-1965 | Liuzzo, Viola, 1925-1965--Assassination | Civil rights workers--Alabama | Civil rights workers--Michigan | Assassination--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Shooting (Execution)--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Women civil rights workers--Alabama | Women civil rights workers--Michigan | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Homicide--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Women--Death | Women--Violence against--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Revolvers--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Gunshot wounds--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Assassination--Investigation--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Murder--Investigation--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Criminal investigation--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Violent deaths--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Political violence--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Mobs--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Civil rights--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Intervention (Federal government)--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Violence--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Governmental investigations--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Lowndesboro (Ala.) | Lowndes County (Ala.) | Detroit (Mich.) | Wayne County (Mich.)
Collection:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Institution:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)
Online Publisher:[Auburn, Ala.] : Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University | 2007-10-24
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