BC: Created by : Lauren Carr June 8, 2010 A2
FC: Viloa Liuzzo | Lauren Carr A2
1: Viola Liuzzo - was born April 11, 1925 in California, Pennsylvania. Married her husband Anthony James Liuzzo and had five children : Tommy , Anthony Jr, Sally, Penny, Evangeline Mary.
2: March 16 she took part in a civil rights march in Detroit
4: She was a member of the NAACP and participated in the Selma to Montgomery March on March 25, 1965
6: Volunteered to help drive marchers back to Montgomery Airport; Leroy Moton offered to be her co-driver. Passed by 4 KKK members from Birmingham!
7: Viola was hit in the head twice and died immediately . Leroy played dead and actually was alive. The 4 KKK members knew they were participants of the civil rights demonstrations.
8: Wilkins, Rowe, Eaton, Thomas were quickly arrested. It was rumored she was a member of a communist party.
9: She died because ignorant men accused her of "race mixing" ! She was MARRIED and wasn't doing anything wrong.!!