Teacher and civil rights worker who helped her husband found the first chapter of the NAACP in Florida in 1934.
She was an elementary school teacher and helped cook lunch for her students every day.
She was fired by the public school system and blacklisted due to her political activities before being murdered, by a bomb planted by the Ku Klux Klan beneath her house, on Christmas night, which was also her 21-year wedding anniversary.
She was the daughter of Annie Warren Simms and David Ira Simms and was married to Harry T. Moore.
She worked for the same cause as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.