Sunday, March 25, 2018

Prophetic voices and events - Unitarian Universalist civil rights work, Viola Liuzzo, died today, March 25, 53 years ago, in 1965

More than forty years after she was murdered, Unitarian Universalist civil rights worker Viola Liuzzo of Detroit was posthumously inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame on October 25, 2006. 

The 39-year-old Liuzzo was killed on the night of March 25, 1965, by members of the Ku Klux Klan as she was driving another civil rights worker to Montgomery, Ala., at the conclusion of the march from Selma to Montgomery.

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